Hungary

14 June 2017
Hungarian Parliament Passes Anti-Foreign NGO Law

Affected NGOs remain defiant, say will fight in court.

 
13 June 2017
EU Will Take Legal Action against Central Europe States

Brussels will assume a hard line against Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic over their refusal to accept refugees according to previously agreed quotas. 

 
29 May 2017
Alt-Right Promoters Find Sanctuary in Budapest Premium
Expat ideologists reportedly feel at home in a country whose leader has pledged to create an illiberal state.
 
22 May 2017
New Budapest Protests over CEU and Foreign NGO Laws Premium

Estimates say up to 10,000 people marched through the Hungarian capital against growing authoritarianism.

 
8 May 2017
Hungarian Disabled Home to Close Over Appalling Conditions Premium

Thousands of children and disabled adults remain locked up in understaffed, badly funded facilities.

 
4 May 2017
Hungary’s Great Billboard War Premium

Government-funded euroskeptic questionnaire sets off a boom in political ads.

 
27 April 2017
Hungary’s ‘CEU Law’ Under EU Scrutiny Premium

Viktor Orban accuses university founder Soros of destroying the lives of millions.

 
12 April 2017
EU Appears to Stand by CEU, Vows to Investigate Controversial Law Premium

But statements so far fall short of U.S. calls to suspend the legislation. 

 
5 April 2017
“False Promise of Populism” Eroding Democracies, Freedom House Report Says Premium

Consolidated authoritarian regimes are more numerous than consolidated democracies in TOL’s coverage area, a first since 1995. 

 
3 April 2017
Lost Opportunity Premium
The EU Commission’s silence on Hungary is undermining the rights of migrants, and indirectly encouraging other countries in the region to toughen their laws.
By Philippe Dam
 

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