Imre Furmann

Ashoka Fellow
Hungary
Fellow Since 1997
Legal Defence Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities (NEKI) / Nemzeti és Etnikai Kisebbségi Jogvédo Iroda
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
Related TopicsHuman Rights & Equality, Cultural preservation, Law and legal reform, Tolerance / pluralism, Civic Engagement, Peace & Harmonious Relations

Citation

This profile was prepared when Imre Furmann was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1997.
Introduction
Imre Furmann is creating the framework for civil rights legislation in post-communist Hungary by providing the country's first system of legal defense for Roma (Gypsies) and teaching the first Hungarian university course on human rights.
The New Idea
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The Person

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