Hungary jails 'terrorist' over migrant border clash

Hungary jails 'terrorist' over migrant border clash
 

A Hungarian court has sentenced a Syrian-Cypriot man to seven years in prison for illegally crossing the border from Serbia in September 2015.
Ahmed Hamed was also convicted of being an accomplice in "terrorist acts".
Prosecutors said he had used a loudspeaker to address hundreds of migrants who then rushed through a gate in a newly completed border fence.
Amnesty International condemned Hungary for using anti-terror laws against refugees and migrants.
The incident in 2015 led to clashes between migrants and Hungarian police, who deployed tear gas and water cannon to push the... read more

 
14 March 2018 in World News, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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