Hungary 'stoops to new low' over treatment of asylum seekers

Plans to detain migrants in shipping container camps are in breach of EU law, says Amnesty International

Hungary has been accused of “stooping to a new low” after it announced plans to detain all asylum seekers in shipping containers near the border with Serbia.

The government of prime minister Viktor Orbán says the measure is necessary to secure the EU’s borders and deter migrants coming into the country from the Middle East via Serbia. It has already set up two razor fences on the border with Serbia and is deploying more than 600 soldiers to guard the fence.

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Source: Hungary 'stoops to new low' over treatment of asylum seekers | World news | The Guardian

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