Transcript for Hungary Criticized Over Conditions Offered to Refugees
Overseas now and to the country of Hungary taking searing criticism for its handling of that influx of thousands of refugees. The leader of nearby Austria, the next door country says aspects of Hungary's treatment of the exhausted migrants carry faint echoes of Europe's darkest hour, a reference to world war ii. ABC's chief foreign correspondent terry Moran is right there this morning. Reporter: This morning Hungary is rejecting criticisms of its harsh treatment of Syrian refugees tossing bread at them. Keeping them penned and cageed. No doctors. The scenes sparked global outrage. This family lived them. Hello, hello. Hello. Mohammed Hille and his wife and four children including 10-month-old fa had. We held our breath while they made that dangerous crossing to Greece then they vanished for a week in a camp in Hungary. Here their own images from inside the dank, dark cell, filthy conditions and claim the guards stole from them money, cigarette, what little they had. You got one loaf of bread and get this, their food rationed one roll of bread per day, maybe a little cheese or butter in there too and no milk for the children. And Mohammed tells me when his brother asked for more food for the kids, he was beaten. They put you in prison. But now they have made it out of Hungary into Austria and today this one Syrian family will reach Germany and their relatives. So many more still on the way. Terry Moran, ABC news, Vienna. You just got back yesterday covering the story at the front lines. Extraordinary reporting but what moments stood out. Three things I won't forget. I was standing on the beach on an island in Greece and watching entire families jammed into boats rickety boats for this potentially fatal journey. People have died making it right there on the beach with them talking to these families as they came off, another thing I remember, the middle of the night I was with several hundred refugees here it is crossing over into Hungary. They were really nervous about what was going to happen with the police when they got there. We were walking through farmland here in the middle of the night. It was very, very hard to see. Some of these people we followed we then got to Austria with them when they were safe highway right behind me is still very much ongoing. Overnight police identifying a man arrested at this Arizona gas station as a person of interest aintr sginf O highway shootings rattling the Phoenix area. Our criminal investigations division as well as our S.W.A.T. Continue the investigation.
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