Three years in Hungarian jail, for fleeing Syrian, Afghan wars?


This video from the USA says about itself:

“Imperialism & Fundamentalism Have Joined Hands”: Malalai Joya on 12 Years of U.S.-Led Afghan War

3 October 2013

Ahead of next week’s 12th anniversary of what has become the longest war in U.S. history, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the United States is seeking to sign an accord to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan for the indefinite future.

The United States plans to pull out the bulk of its 57,000 troops in Afghanistan by the end of 2014, but the Pentagon wants to retain a smaller force of around 10,000 forces after 2014.

We are joined by Afghan activist and former member of parliament, Malalai Joya, author of the book, “A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice.” A survivor of numerous attempts on her life, Time magazine has named her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. “We need the support of justice-loving people of the U.S. to join their hands with us,” Joya says. “Unfortunately, we see that today imperialism and fundamentalism have joined hands.”

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:

Hungary arrests first refugees

Today, 09:49

In Hungary since midnight at least sixteen refugees have been arrested because they illegally crossed the border from Serbia. A spokesman for the Hungarian authorities told Reuters that they were nine Syrians and seven Afghans.

Tonight at 00:00 Hungary closed the border with Serbia to prevent refugees from traveling to Germany. …

According to the Hungarian police the arrested refugees tonight possible crawled under the fence. Refugees crossing the border from today on are risking a prison sentence of three years.

Migrants who cut a hole in the fence can go in accordance with the new laws to jail for five years. The border is guarded by special police units and possibly the Hungarian Prime Minister Orbán will send the army to the border region to support the police.

UPDATE 15 September 2015: 60 refugees arrested.

UPDATE 15 September 2015 again: 174 refugees arrested.

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