If we make an amalgamation between migration and viral contamination, we risk generating the image according to which any migrant is a biological bomb,
affirmed Viktor Orban in a radio interview in August
However, this is not the case, only some are.
But we are not in a position to know which ones.
This is why we must consider any migrant entering the country illegally as potentially contaminating. ”
In 2015, Hungary had become a hub within the Schengen area to join Western Europe.
But, since the erection of the Magyar fence, along the Serbian border and part of the Croatian border, five years ago - and its reinforcement by various physical and legal obstacles - the border has become almost impassable, deviating the residual flow to the Western Balkans.
Covid-19: Hungary closes its borders
While Hungary had a relatively functional asylum system, the Prime Minister has continued to weaken it
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