Migration and Brussels’ “pro-migration policy” continue to be a threat to member states, despite the growing number of states, heads of government and citizens voicing objections to them, the ruling Fidesz party’s parliamentary spokesman told a press conference on Sunday. Another pro-government lawmaker was accusing the European Parliament of serving George Soros’s interests. Continue reading ““Soros network still pulling EU’s strings””
Hungary’s foreign minister has again appealed to the Council of Europe’s Secretary-General over Ukraine’s new education law affecting Transcarpathian Hungarians, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Continue reading “Szijjarto turns to CoE chief again over Ukraine education law”
The Hungarian authorities fall short in their ability to identify potential victims of human trafficking, a Council of Europe (CoE) expert body has said. Continue reading “Hungary falls short in identifying victims of human trafficking – CoE report”
Planned legislation dubbed “Stop Soros” which would introduce restrictions on NGOs involved with migrants is “problematic”, the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks said on Saturday. Continue reading “Muiznieks criticises “Stop Soros””
The group leader of ruling Fidesz said on Thursday that “a confidante” of US billionaire George Soros “has mounted an attack” against the Hungarian government’s new migration-related bill.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday discussed Ukraine’s education law and issues currently on the Council of Europe’s agenda with CoE Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland in Gothenburg, the PM’s press chief told MTI. Continue reading “Minorities can’t be deprived of their previously acquired rights”
Hungary faced enormous challenges after the massive arrivals of migrants and refugees during 2015 and 2016 but several measures taken to respond to the situation raise serious concerns about the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms of migrants and refugees, a report by the Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary-General’s Special Representative on migration and refugees Tomas Bocek published on Thursday said. Continue reading “CoE report criticises Hungarian migration policy”