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to return the law about administrative courts, while the Venice Commission wants the “Stop Soros” package to be repealed.
The Open Society Foundations is turning to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (ECtHR) to appeal against Hungary’s “Stop Soros” laws, the organisation said on Monday. Continue reading “Soros foundation appeals to Strasbourg court over “Stop Soros” laws”
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”
According to their decision in May, the Open Society Foundations (OSF) closed its office in Budapest on Friday and moves operations to Berlin. Continue reading “OSF office closed in Budapest”
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’”
Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in his regular Friday interview to public broadcaster Kossuth Radio, said the European Commission’s days are numbered, noting that its mandate is set to expire next May. Continue reading “Orban: Hungary one of the world’s most stable countries”