– Now it’s becoming really cold. Every year people share stories of how the police made them take their clothes off and walk barefoot for miles in the cold winter. A foreigner who is found inside Hungary anywhere, without valid documents and a valid visa should be immediately removed to Serbia. There is no hearing, there is no decision. You cannot apply for asylum. It happens in a second, says András Léderer, Hungarian Helsinki Committee.
– I think growing up in a country where you know that a certain group of people is excluded and marginalized and left in the forest to die, or in sea to drown, just because they come from certain countries is very wrong, says Alice Szczepaniková, migration and freedom of movement advisor at ODIHR.