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Hungary: Murder convictions are 'wake-up call' over hate crimes against Roma

Headline Title:  Hungary: Murder convictions are 'wake-up call' over hate crimes against Roma 06 August 2013 The Hungarian authorities must do more to protect minority groups from hate crimes, Amnesty International urged today after four people were found guilty over the racially motivated murders of six Roma in 2008 and 2009.A Budapest court today handed life sentences to three of the convicted quartet, all known for supporting far-right ideology, over a spate of attacks between March 2008 and August 2009 in the northeast of the country. The fourth man received 13 years…

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