Whether there are any reports indicating Roma have been killed by police (June 2000 - February 2001) [HUN36712.E]

No reports indicating Roma were killed by the police between June 2000 and February 2001 in Hungary could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

IRB databases


Internet sites including:

CrossPoint AntiRacsim - Hungary

BBC News Online

European Roma Rights Centre

Hokkaido University Slavic Research Centre

Hungarian Helsinki Committee


Minorities at Risk Project

Minority Rights Group

Patrin Web Journal



World News Connection