The editors are pleased to present issue 2022/II of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.
In the Articles section, Sandra Fabijanić Gagro analyses the concepts of human security and the responsibility to protect, highlighting their similarities as well as their differences. Tamás Török looks into the processing of personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin for the purpose of combating hate crime in the European Union. Upal Aditya Oikya applies a theoretical and comparative perspective to the national implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in various states.
In this issue’s detailed Case note, Elisabeth Sándor-Szalay and Balázs Kiss elaborate on the judgement in the of the European Court of Human Rights in Bakirdzi and E.C. v. Hungary as regards its connotations for national minority participation in the electoral process.
As always, a word of sincere gratitude is due to the anonymous peer reviewers of the current issue.
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In 2023, PJIEL will publish a double issue. The submission deadline is 15 September 2023.