Dutch Green MEP Judith Sargentini, author of a report critical of the state of the rule of law in Hungary approved by the European Parliament last year, addressed a demonstration against the Hungarian government’s policies organised by the Hungarian opposition in Brussels on Tuesday. Continue reading “Sargentini demonstrated with Hungary’s opposition against Orban”
Conservative opposition Jobbik is against the cooperation of all opposition parties before the European Parliamentary elections because votes would be cast for party lists and “such cooperation stands without an example” in Europe, the party said in a statement on Tuesday. Continue reading “Jobbik opposes all-opposition cooperation”
The left-wing RED movement – founded by Socialist MEP Istvan Ujhelyi – holds a protest on Tuesday in Brussels’ Schuman Square.
Hungary’s opposition parties on Saturday called for further protests, another change of regime and building a new republic, while trade unions announced nationwide demonstrations to be held on January 19 in protest against recent amendments to the labour code. Continue reading “Opposition calls for nationwide demos”
“Viktor Orban is a difficult partner,” according to Manfred Weber, the EPP’s Spitzenkandidat for the next European elections. The Bavarian politician was asked by Austria’s APA news agency whether he considers Orban a partner within the party family. Continue reading “Weber: Orban is a difficult partner”
The opposition Socialist Party has accused the government of lying in a written rebuttal of the so-called Sargentini report. Continue reading “Socialists accuse govt of lying in Sargentini report rebuttal”
A special session of parliament lacked quorum on Thursday because ruling party lawmakers stayed away from it. Continue reading “Extraordinary parlt session lacks quorum”