Homeless suffer as winter makes harsh Hungarian law harsher

Last year, Hungary made homelessness a criminal offence, leading to action against people living on the streets.

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    The Hungarian government made homelessness a criminal offence in October last year. And people living on the streets are being rounded up by the police.

    Others have fled or gone into hiding, making them even more vulnerable to the harsh winter.

    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports.


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