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UN: Hungary's Restrictive Asylum Policies Violate International, European Law

The United Nations refugee agency reports Hungary's increasingly restrictive policies have caused a pileup of more than 1,400 refugees and migrants — mainly women and children — at the Serbia-Hungary border. Most are Afghans, followed by Syrians and Iraqis.  The Hungarian government has beefed up its border security with 10,000 soldiers and police, as well as drone and helicopter surveillance, says UNHCR spokesman William Spindler.  Since new legislation came into force...

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