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’”
Another “Soros organisation” has attempted to interfere in Hungary’s media affairs, the parliamentary group of ruling Fidesz said on Saturday, in reaction to a recent statement by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). Continue reading “Fidesz: Another ‘Soros org’ tries to interfere in Hungarian media”
Government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs on Wednesday protested the use of “the anti-Semitism card” in a letter to the editor of The Globe and Mail in response to an op-ed published in the paper last week suggesting that non-Christian minorities were at risk in Hungary. A letter by Kovacs was also published by Bloomberg. Continue reading “Kovacs strikes back at intl media”
The fight against illegal migration needs to be completed with criminal measures, while the Hungarian constitution requires an amendment stipulating that foreign nationals cannot be settled in the country, Gergely Gulyas, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said on Tuesday.
Civil groups held a solidarity demonstration to protest against the government’s “Stop Soros” bill in front of Parliament on Monday, with speakers saying that rights organisations are not criminals and the bill violates basic rights. Continue reading “NGOs hold solidarity demo against ‘Stop Soros’ bill”
It’s unacceptable that foreign-funded organisations support illegal immigration and in some cases even earn money with it, Csaba Domotor, the state secretary of the Cabinet Office told Hungarian daily Magyar Hírlap, after the government submitted the “Stop Soros” legislative package. Continue reading “Govt stands by the “Stop Soros” package”
Hungary and its citizens are “deeply insulted” by public comments made by Ronald Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress, concerning the move from Budapest to Berlin of the Open Society Foundations, the prime minister’s press chief said on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: Hungary ‘insulted’ by Lauder’s comments”