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Hungary criminalises homeless sleeping

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

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2013 12:31
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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.

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