Activities

The Hungarian victim support organization, White Ring Hungary founded in 1989 using the model of the Western European Victim Support organizations and a proud member of Victim Support Europe, the umbrella organization for victim support organizations in Europe since 1992.

In the region of Eastern Europe firstly the Hungarian White Ring Organization got estabilished, and it’s main task was to provide direct and indirect support to victims and relatives of victims of crimes by any legal, financial and psychological way, and defends the interests of victims.

 

The White Ring Hungary can offer the following support for victims of crimes:

  • solace and personal care after the crime
  • free legal aid, mediation, psychological support
  • financial support for indigent victims of crime (only if the crime is reported to the police)
  • providing assistance with the proceedings at the authorities
  • referring towards other associations and institutions

 

Assistance for foreign victims:

 

The White Ring Hungary can offer the following support for foreign citizen victims of crime in accordance with the Victim Support Directive of the European Union:

  • solace and personal care after the crime
  • free legal aid,
  • financial support for indigent victim
  • providing information about the proceeding of Hungarian criminal procedure
  • providing assistance with the replacement of stolen documents (ID card, passport, etc)
  • providing assistance to get in touch with relatives and embassy of the home country of the victim
  • providing legal representation in extraordinary cases
  • referring towards other associations and institutions
  • if necessary, providing financial aid for travelling back home.

 

Beside all of the above, White Ring Hungary will do its best to avoid the secondary victimization of the victimized foreign citizen.