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Posted inCentral Europe & Baltics, Regions, Southeastern Europe

Progressive Inaction in Hungary

15 September 1997 WHEN Hungary passed its law on minorities in 1993, the act was hailed as setting a positive, progressive example for the region. Besides declaring expansive minority rights and establishing mechanisms for their protection, it set up a system of local and national minority self-governments that enjoy considerable independence. About 400 Romani councils […]