Information Notice on the issues affecting the Roma population in the context of the coronavirus pandemic

Message by Elisabeth Szalay-Sándor Minority Ombudsman on the challenges the Roma communities are facing due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Statement by Elizabeth Sándor-Szalay Deputy Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Ombudsman for the Rights of National Minorities on the eleventh anniversary of the murders in Tatárszentgyörgy

On February 23, 2009, exactly eleven years ago, twenty-seven-year-old Róbert Csorba and his four-and-a-half-year-old son were shot by a cold blooded murderer in the yard of their home. The only crime of the victims was that they were born Roma.

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Summary of the General Comment No. 1/2020 of the Minority Ombudsman

General Comment No. 1/2020 of the Deputy Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Ombudsman for the Rights of National Minorities on the preservation of the nationality cultural values of the Old Swabian Cemetery (Neufriedhof) in Zsámbék

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Statement by Elizabeth Sándor-Szalay Deputy Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Ombudsman for the Rights of National Minorities, concerning the derogatory media communications affecting the German community in Hungary

Elizabeth Sándor-Szalay Deputy Commissioner for Fundamental Rights contacted the Secretary of State for Culture at the Ministry of Human Capacities and asked for a comprehensive investigation into the “Gumiszoba” program block of the Ship Logbook program launched by the Petofi Literary Museum. The Ombudsman for the Rights of National Minorities also decided to open a full investigation into the case, in which she also contacted the President of the National Media and Communications Authority.

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