Govt announces “Stop Soros” package

The government has adopted a draft package called “Stop Soros”, under which “promoters of illegal migration” would be required to share data with the authorities, and would have to pay a 25 percent tax on donations from abroad, Interior Minister Sandor Pinter announced on Wednesday. Opposition parties are heavily criticising the announcements and the government’s inability to explain the “secret resettlement” of migrants. Continue reading “Govt announces “Stop Soros” package”

Soros has never been elected by anyone – govt spox

“Over the past year, Mr Soros and the Open Society Foundations he founded have become the target for an escalating — and at times orchestrated — campaign of vilification by opponents of the liberal agenda that he promotes”, the Financial Times writes, adding that “in Hungary, he was the subject of a state-funded, multimillion euro campaign of negative advertising”. Continue reading “Soros has never been elected by anyone – govt spox”

“Poland and Hungary continue to fight for a strong Europe as an alliance of nations”

The message that Prime Ministers Orban and Morawiecki were sending was clear: Poland and Hungary make an important contribution, and the two countries should carry a commensurate weight in EU matters, the government spokesperson stressed on his blog on Saturday. Continue reading ““Poland and Hungary continue to fight for a strong Europe as an alliance of nations””