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András Léderer

András Léderer

Leaders Europe 2020


Senior Advocacy Officer, Hungarian Helsinki Committee



András is the Senior Advocacy Officer at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), one of Hungary’s oldest and largest human rights watchdog organizations that works to protect human dignity and the rule of law through legal and public advocacy. Among many other projects, András has spent the last five years advocating against the automatic and indefinite detention of asylum seekers in shipping containers at the Hungarian border; in May 2020, the Hungarian Helsinki won the case in the European Court of Justice. András is passionate about healing wounds of deliberate injustice by helping victims and by building enduring coalitions for systemic change.