Any politician “deviating from the Liberal mainstream” could become the target of attacks by “globally operating liberal fake news factories”, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told public Kossuth Radio on Sunday. Continue reading “Szijjarto slams global liberal fake news producers”
German Minister of Justice Katarina Barley visited Hungary to speak the situation of the rule of law in the country with Socialist politicians and representatives of NGOs. Continue reading “German minister wants to punish Hungary’s govt, not the people”
According to the latest yearly report of the Freedom House, Hungary’s rank changed from “free” to “partly free”. The government dismissed the report. Continue reading “Freedom House deems Hungary “partly free””
The debate about Hungary in the European Parliament on Wednesday was unnecessary, EU institutions should rather focus on how Slovenia’s left-wing government brings back censorship to silence the opposition, Slovenian MEP Milan Zver told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap. Continue reading “Slovenian MEP slams EU’s double standards”
In a letter to Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, Hungary’s honorary consul in Trondheim, Eszter Vanky wrote that she’s been worried about among other things the state of democracy in Hungary and she decided to resign from her post. Continue reading “Hungary’s honorary consul in Norway resigns”
The CoE’s commissioner for human rights urged Hungary’s president to return the law about administrative courts, while the Venice Commission wants the “Stop Soros” package to be repealed.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban will attend the European Parliament’s plenary session on September 11, when the EP is scheduled to discuss the civil liberties committee’s report on the rule of law in Hungary, daily Magyar Idok said on Friday. Continue reading “Orban attends the EP’s Hungary debate”