Hungary: A Brutal Police Force?

Szakacs, Judit
August 2004
Transitions Online;8/9/2004, pN.PAG
Reports on the emergence of charges of police brutality and discrimination against Roma in Hungary, after the death of Roma Richard Jakab on July 25, 2004. Testimony issued by witnesses on the arrest of Jakab; Results of initial forensic investigation into the crime; Reaction of the local Roma minority council to the crime; Percentage of all complaints about police abuse which have reached the stage of actual prosecution.


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