Ukrainian Town Officials Remove Hungarian Minority Symbol

Unnecessary Provocation against the Transcarpathian Hungarian Minority  On October 13, the Turul statue was removed suddenly from the obelisk of Mukachevo (Munkács) Castle by the Executive Committee of the Mukachevo City Council.¹ By October 25, the three-pronged harpoon serving as … Read More

4 Achievements Made Possible with Your Support

The Hungarian Human Rights Foundation (HHRF) has partnered with Hungarian American Coalition (HAC) and Carpathian Foundation to purchase and deliver a mobile medical pediatric unit to Odessa Memorial Hospital, which arrived in the southern Ukraine city on August 3rd.… Read More

Humanitarian Aid Sent to Refugees from Ukraine

Magyarul JUST IN: Gov. George Pataki Leads Delegation to Aid the Refugee Crisis at Hungarian-Ukrainian Border, writes the New York Post. Four Charities Receive Aid So Far HHRF is working closely with several organizations and institutions, to help alleviate the pain of … Read More

HHRF Supporting Hungarian Minorities in 2021

Magyarul Dear Friend and Supporter, The Hungarian Human Rights Foundation (HHRF) – and the Hungarian minority communities we serve – met this year’s challenges with ingenuity and determination. Then again, we are all too familiar with overwhelming odds and curveballs, knowing the future … Read More

Biden Should Question Zelensky on Minority Rights in Ukraine

Minorities in Ukraine: Four Questions to Ask President Zelensky

The upcoming White House meeting between Presidents Biden and Zelenskywill focus on expanded strategic cooperation between the U.S. and Ukraine. Yet little attention is paid to the fact that the rights of Ukraine’s minorities have been continually eroded since 2014.

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Human Rights for the New Generation

Ten ethnic Hungarians from minority communities in the Carpathian Basin met with Hungarian-American youth at an innovative HHRF workshop, held August 6-7 at the bucolic Bercel Castle conference venue in Hungary.The goal: to encourage cooperation and advocacy on current human rights issues affecting Hungarian minorities.… Read More

HHRF ALERT: Ukrainian Bill Excludes Hungarian Minority

In an inexplicable move, the bill submitted by President Zelensky on Indigenous Peoples in the Ukraine excludes the 150,000 Hungarian community which has inhabited the Subcarpathia region of the country for over 1,000 years.

Meanwhile, the Council of Europe advisory Venice Commission, among others, has consistently called on Ukraine to apply constitutional norms regarding the equal treatment of all indigenous peoples and national minorities.… Read More

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