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”
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”
Twelve US Republican congressmen have expressed support for the “democratically elected” Hungarian government and its policies, in a letter addressed to Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Continue reading “Republican congressmen voice support for Hungary govt”
Hungarians are clearly concerned about national identity and security issues related to migration when it comes to the future of the European Union, an official of the Prime Minister’s Office said on Friday. Continue reading “The Sargentini report “condemns Hungary for its anti-migration stance””
Before visiting Slovakia and the Czech Republic this weekend, French President Emmanuel Macron provided written answers to the questions of selected outlets of the Visegrad countries. Hungarian HVG.hu, Czech Hospodárske Noviny, Polish Rzeczpospolita and Slovakian SME got the opportunity for a joint interview. He spoke to HVG.hu about Viktor Orban and the rule of law in Hungary too. Continue reading “Macron: I’m leading no personal campaign against Orban”
Hungarian lawmakers passed a resolution which urges the government “not to give in to blackmail” regarding the European Parliament’s report – written by Judith Sargentini – according to which the country is breaching European values. Continue reading “Parliament condemns the Sargentini Report”
“There are no human rights linked to the illegal crossing of borders or the arbitrary choosing of target countries, and accordingly whenever the European Union takes action with relation to migration, it must always set out from the foundations of international law, which makes it clear that migration is not a human right”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto declared at his press conference in Luxembourg.