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to return the law about administrative courts, while the Venice Commission wants the “Stop Soros” package to be repealed.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”
Once the stricter Stop Soros law has been passed, the organisation of illegal immigration will be written into the criminal code, head of the prime minister’s office Gergely Gulyas said on Thursday. Continue reading “Gulyas: Organising illegal migration to be punished under criminal code”
Three deputy prime ministers will be appointed to the new government, Viktor Orban, the prime minister, said in an interview to public radio on Friday. The prime minister also discussed the EU budget, the “Stop Soros” legislative package and the anti-migration constitutional amendment.