The European Commission shares the majority of concerns over the rule of law, human rights and corruption in Hungary, the commission’s First Vice-President Frans Timmermans told the European Parliament’s civil liberties committee (LIBE) in Brussels on Thursday. Continue reading “Timmermans: EC ‘shares concerns’ over rule of law in Hungary”
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 left-wing RED movement – founded by Socialist MEP Istvan Ujhelyi – holds a protest on Tuesday in Brussels’ Schuman Square.
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””
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”
Lawmakers will hold a five-day session in the next two-week period of parliament’s autumn session with a resolution on the Sargentini report and last year’s central budget report included on the agenda. Continue reading “Parlt to vote on Sargentini report resolution this week”
No dictum or indictment by the European Parliament will cause the Hungarian government to change its policy on migration, Gergely Gulyas, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said on Wednesday in a parliamentary debate held in light of the EP’s approval of the Sargentini report. Continue reading “Gulyas: Hungary won’t change its migration policy”