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Ahmed H., the convicted leader of a violent mob of immigrants that tried to storm the Hungarian-Serbian border in 2015, can now return to Cyprus. Hopefully, with this latest, the story finally comes to a close, but let’s not forget what really happened here and what this case means.
When POLITICO Europe published that story this morning on the retrial of a man facing charges in Hungary after an attack on Hungarian border guards, the reporter and editors left a lot out of the story.
It was one of the most heinous crimes from the dark days of the migrant crisis in 2015. The trial began this week in Hungary of eleven men charged in the deaths of 71 migrants, victims of human traffickers, found in an abandoned refrigerator truck in August of that year.