The Hungarian Ombudsman calls again for the urgent introduction of an appropriate and professional homebirth regulation in Hungary

There is an urgent need to introduce both the professional minimum standards and the legal and ethical conditions of homebirth in Hungary - the Ombudsman repeated this statement three years ago. Considering the needs of the civil society and partial interests of the obstetrics he has also decided to evaluate the present situation from human rights point of view.
2010. November. 02.

A disabled detainee's transportation difficulties

Under the supervision of the guards, a detainee with wheel-chair was forced and pushed into a police van. The reason why this disabled person was not willing to enter the van proprio was the lack of seat-belt in the transporting vehicle. The Parliamentary Commissioner for Civil Rights has noticed the violation of fundamental rights and human dignity of disabled persons.
2010. October. 26.

High school offenders behind bars

Three high school students attempted to steal a bijou as a bet from a shop in Budapest city-center. According their statements, they regretted their act and returned the jewelries after being captured by the security guard. However, the police followed the new relevant articles of the Act on Minor Offences as they took the 15 years-old girls to the responsible police office and imprisoned them for 1,5 day.
2010. October. 05.