New Hungary law bans rough sleepers, rights groups complain

A homeless woman lies on the street in Budapest, Hungary, October 14, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – A tough new law that bans homeless people from sleeping on Hungary‚Äôs streets came into force on Monday, prompting criticism from human rights groups who say it is inhumane. The law, which follows a constitutional amendment approved in June that brands rough sleeping a crime, empowers police to order homeless people to […]

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