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About Felix Bender

Felix Bender is a doctoral candidate at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. His research focuses on the right to refugee status. He was also member of the political activist group MigSzol, defending the rights of refugees in Hungary.

Articles by Felix Bender

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The deadly ripple effect of harsh immigration policies

The lives of thousands of refugees are at risk for the sake of a political dive to the bottom.

Why the EU condones human rights violations of refugees in Hungary

While politicians such as Merkel polish their shining armour, the dirty job done at Europe’s periphery shelters them from actually having to apply their principles on their own territory. 

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