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Brazil melegeket támadtak meg az Oktogonon - elítélte őket a bíróság

Two young men were convicted for the crime of violence against a member of a community for attacking and spitting at two gay Brazilian students studying in Budapest on April 21, 2014.

Sajtóközlemény: Felfüggesztett börtön a Pride résztvevőinek fenyegetéséért

Extreme right-wing activist found guildy of committing a hate crime for insulting participants of the Budapest Pride in 2012.


Hate crimes in Hungary. Problems, recommendations, good practices
January 2014

A report based on hate crimes in Hungary based on interviews with representatives of state institutions, NGOs and members of vulnerable groups at risk of becoming victims of hate crimes

Három év letöltendő - súlyos büntetés a homofób bántalmazónak

For the first time since its introduction in 2008 a Hungarian court used the new hate crime provision for homophobic violence in a case concerning the assault of a participant of the Budapest Pride March in 2013.

HateNoMore: A gyűlölet-bűncselekmények áldozatainak szükségletei

Research and training project on the needs of victims of homophobic and transphobic hate crimes.

October 2013

A murder case description submitted as a supplement to our annual report about hate crimes against LGBT people in Hungary in 2012.

April 2014

Annual report about hate crimes against LGBT people in Hungary in 2013.

The Regional Court of Appeal of Debrecen has today upheld an earlier decision of a lower level court, and sentenced a defendant to life imprisonment for murdering an elderly gay pharmacist out of homophobic motive. The case is the first known murder case in Hungary where the courts found homophobic hate an aggravating circumstance.

March 2013

Annual report about hate crimes against LGBT people in Hungary in 2012.

Between September 2012 and October 2013 the Legal Defence Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities (NEKI), Háttér Society and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee is lobbying together for the adoption of a national hate crimes strategy and action plan. The preparatory work has been supported by the CEE TRUST Foundation. 

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