Hungary criminalises homeless sleeping

Hungarian government takes steps against homeless by making sleeping rough a criminal offence.

    People sleeping rough on the streets of Hungary are being threatened with imprisonment.

    It is part of a government crackdown on the homeless which is raising serious concerns within the EU.

    One German European member of parliament accused the Hungarian government of a systematic violation of European values.

    Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from Budapest.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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