Hungarian opposition MEPs on Tuesday held a conference in Brussels dubbed “Critical Thinking Under Attack – 10 years dismantling Culture, Education, Science and Media in Hungary” with the aim to attract attention to “the effect that illiberalism has not only on the rule of law but also on society”. Continue reading “Opposition MEPs hold conference on ‘dismantling’ in Hungary”
The European Parliament on Thursday adopted a resolution condemning Hungary and Poland in connection with the EU’s Article 7 procedures launched earlier against those two countries. The resolution was adopted with 446 votes in favour, 178 against and with 41 abstentions. Continue reading “EP adopts resolution against Hungary and Poland”
Fidesz MEP Balazs Hidveghi on Wednesday said migrants who entered Europe illegally should be sent back to their home countries. Continue reading “Fidesz MEP calls for repatriation of illegal migrants”
Ursula von der Leyen, president-elect of the European Commission, has made remarks that “give rise to hope”, ruling Fidesz MEP Balazs Hidveghi told public Kossuth Radio on Sunday morning. Continue reading “Hidveghi: Von der Leyen’s remarks promising”
Hungary’s ruling Fidesz will initiate scrapping the scheme of anonymous debit cards issued to migrants, in the new European Parliament, the party’s communications chief said on Monday.
MEPs of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party have also reelected Manfred Weber as the leader of the European People’s Party group in the European Parliament. Continue reading “Fidesz backs Weber, but not for EC president”
Frans Timmermans, the European Socialists’ spitzenkandidat in the European Parliament elections, called for a strong, left-wing Europe at a Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP) campaign rally in Budapest on Saturday. Continue reading “Timmermans campaigns in Hungary”