Affected NGOs remain defiant, say will fight in court.
Brussels will assume a hard line against Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic over their refusal to accept refugees according to previously agreed quotas.
Estimates say up to 10,000 people marched through the Hungarian capital against growing authoritarianism.
Thousands of children and disabled adults remain locked up in understaffed, badly funded facilities.
Government-funded euroskeptic questionnaire sets off a boom in political ads.
Viktor Orban accuses university founder Soros of destroying the lives of millions.
But statements so far fall short of U.S. calls to suspend the legislation.
Consolidated authoritarian regimes are more numerous than consolidated democracies in TOL’s coverage area, a first since 1995.
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