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Homeless In Hungary? You're a Criminal, Says New Law | Care2 Causes

Homeless In Hungary? You're a Criminal, Says New Law | Care2 Causes

Independent United Nations human rights experts have issued a joint call for Hungary to change a recent law that criminalizes homelessness . The new law was proposed by members of Hungary’s conservative ruling Fidesz party and came into force in December; under it, those who are homeless can be fined up to around $600. Some 30,000 to 35,000 are estimated to be homeless in Hungary, with the capital, Budapest, said to have about 8,000 people living on the streets including women, children, older people and individuals with disabilities. The city only has about 5,500 places in public shelters with most of these providing “dormitory-style accommodations” with 50 people sleeping in one room. Last year, hundreds of people were forced from underpasses in Budapest and arrested after the city passed a law that made “habitual residence in public spaces” a criminal act. The governmen...

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