Human rights in Hungary [HUN2589]

For general human rights information on Hungary, please consult U.S. Department of State, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1988 (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989), pp. 1083-95; Human Rights Watch and Lawyers Committee For Human Rights, Critique: Review of the Department of State Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1988, p. 81; and Amnesty International, Amnesty International Report 1988 (London: Amnesty International Publications ltd., 1988) pp. 204-5.

Also find attached specific articles on recent liberalizations:

Henry Kamm, "Hungary's extraordinary Change Draws Critics of Varying Ideologies," The New York Times, 9 October 1989, pp. A1, A18.

"Anything Poles can do," The Economist, 23 September 1989.

François Camé, "Pour les Juifs de Budapest," Libération, 26 September 1989.

"Hungary adopts liberal travel laws," The Globe and Mail, 27 September 1989, p. A4.

"Hungarians given right to voice own opinions," The Globe and Mail, 28 September 1989, p. A12.

"Les Hongrois bientôt libres de voyager à l'étranger," Libération, 27 September 1989.

Ruth Gruber, "Jewish life blossoming in Hungary," The Toronto Star, 1 October 1989.

Henry Kamm, "Hungarian Serenade: Wooing Voters and the West," The New York Times, 26 September 1989.

"Hungary's ruling party to shed communism," The Globe and Mail, 5 October 1989, p. A9.