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Minister of Justice holds meetings in Berlin

Ministry of Justice, August 31, 2015 7:51 PM

Minister László Trócsányi’s negotiating partners spoke with praise about the fact that Hungary is handling the refugee issue in the spirit of the Dublin III Regulation, Mr. Trócsányi told Hungarian news agency MTI in a telephone statement on 31 August.

Every state has the right to protect its borders

Ministry of Justice, August 28, 2015 11:27 AM

Every sovereign state has the right and responsibility to protect its own borders and accordingly we must take all permissible action against those who contravene European norms in the interests of protecting the citizens of Hungary and the European Union, the Minister of Justice declared.

Government to tighten legislation on dealing with migrants and people smuggling

Ministry of Justice, August 25, 2015 6:27 PM

The Government will put forward new legislation which can provide a “legal barrier” for Hungary’s border, following the physical barrier, Secretary of State Róbert Répássy has said.

Hungary intends to play an active role in forming the EU’s new migration policy

Ministry of Justice, August 25, 2015 10:00 AM

Hungary intends to play an active role in forming the European Union’s new migration policy, but the Government needs to take steps of its own before the new rules are finalised, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi told news portal szegedma.hu on 24 August 2015.

Hungary supports Tallinn declaration on totalitarian regimes

Ministry of Justice, August 24, 2015 3:53 PM

On 23 August 2015 the Hungarian State Secretary for Justice said that Hungary supports the Tallinn declaration calling for the establishment of a supranational institution to investigate and prosecute state crimes, including those of communist regimes.

Temporary border barrier: no better solution

Ministry of Justice, August 18, 2015 11:46 AM

Minister of Justice László Trócsányi told Serbia’s Pannon RTV on Monday that Hungary has no better solution than building a temporary border barrier along her southern border with Serbia “to stop 1,500–1,600 illegal migrants arriving daily”.

Hungarian reforms also work in penal policy

Ministry of Justice, August 12, 2015 7:54 AM

The five-year history of the three-strikes law which significantly increases the prison sentences of persons convicted of multiple, violent crimes demonstrates that the Hungarian reforms also work in penal policy, the Minister of State of the Ministry of Justice said at his press conference held on 10 August 2015 in Budapest.

Declaring vandalisation of border fence a criminal offence will be a sufficient deterrent

Ministry of Justice, August 12, 2015 7:52 AM

Declaring the vandalisation of the technical border fence which is currently being built on the Hungarian-Serbian border a criminal offence will be a sufficient deterrent, the Minister of State of the Ministry of Justice stated.

The Government continues to defend actual life sentence without the possibility of parole

Ministry of Justice, July 20, 2015 11:51 AM

The Government has successfully defended the most severe punishment in the Hungarian legal system, the actual life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, and will make every effort also in the future to retain this form of punishment, Róbert Répássy, Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice said at his press conference held on Sunday in Budapest.

Hungarian-Serbian Ministers of Justice meeting

Ministry of Justice, July 3, 2015 11:08 AM

Hungarian Minister of Justice László Trócsányi met with his Serbian counterpart, Minister Nikola Selaković, on the side-lines of the Hungarian-Serbian intergovernmental summit held in Budapest on 1 July.