Hungary should be prepared for further waves of migrants and “regular, massive attacks” on its border fence in the south, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday, commenting on reports that Turkey has decided not to prevent any more Syrian refugees from travelling on to Europe.
In contrast to the promise they made one and a half years ago, the European Commission still hasn’t given any money for Hungary’s border protection, while it continues to generously support “Soros NGOs,” Government Spokesman Istvan Hollik told a press conference on Saturday. Continue reading “Brussels doesn’t help Hungary – govt spox”
Hungary will not withdraw its “Stop Soros” package of laws or its related constitutional amendment, according to the government’s response to the European Commission regarding the infringement procedure launched over the legislative packages, a justice ministry official said on Wednesday. Continue reading “The Stop Soros stays”
International civil groups have called on MEPs to vote for launching the EU’s Article 7 procedure against Hungary later this month. A Hungarian pro-government think tank has also decided to further inform the MEPs. Continue reading “Sargentini report: NGOs target MEPs”
David B. Cornstein, the United States’ ambassador to Hungary, said he has not experienced any infringement on freedom rights in Hungary and should the case be the opposite, he would certainly speak out against that, in an interview published by Jewish political and cultural magazine Szombat (Shabbat) on Thursday. Continue reading “US ambassador sees no violation of freedom rights in Hungary”
A government official, responding to Sweden’s intervention in the European Court of Justice case concerning Hungarian law on civil organisations, has said that it was “well known” that the Swedish political leadership was “on the side of migrants”. Continue reading “Volner: Sweden’s leaders ‘on the side of migrants’”