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
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
July 20 New York, NY – The Hungarian Human Rights Foundation (HHRF) has collected $32,000 in donations, which will be used to purchase a mobile medical pediatric inpatient unit to provide pediatric medical care in Ukraine. The humanitarian assistance is … Read More
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
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
HHRF Executive Director Emese Latkóczy’s opinion piece in The Washington Times entitled “U.S.-Ukraine relations: Minority rights an issue all sides can and must support,” dated September 9, 2021.… Read More
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.
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
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