Hungary sentences Syrian-Cypriot migrant to five years’ jail

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A Hungarian court sentenced a Syrian-Cypriot man to five years in prison on Thursday for crossing the border as part of a riot during the migrant crisis, in a case that has drawn criticism from the European Parliament and Amnesty International.

Ahmed Hamed was among a group of migrants that crossed into Hungary on Sept. 16, 2015 from Serbia, pelting policemen with rocks before hundreds of migrants forced open the border gate and police fired water cannon and teargas.

He was provisionally sentenced in March to seven years in jail for illegally crossing the border and...


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Hungary sentences Syrian-Cypriot migrant to five years’ jail


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