Hungary indicts men over deaths of 71 Migrants amid EU criticism

Posted May 5, 2017 7:46 am by Editor

Hungary indicts men over deaths of 71 Migrants amid EU criticism

(Vatican Radio) Hungarian authorities say eleven men have been indicted over the deaths of 71 migrants who suffocated in the back of a refrigerated truck in 2015. The announcement comes at a time when migrants fleeing war and poverty are becoming increasingly desperate searching for ways to enter Western Europe as Hungary has come under international pressure over its tough anti-migration policies. 

Listen to the report by Stefan Bos:

The chief prosecutor of Hungary’s Bacs-Kiskun County,  László Nánási, said the 11 men from Afghanistan, Bulgaria and Lebanon allegedly smuggled some 1,200 people from the Hungary-Serbia border to Austria or Germany in

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