CoE rights commissioner urges steps for Hungary refugee protection, independence of NGOs, judiciary

Hungary must do more for the protection of refugees, the independence of civil society and the judiciary, gender equality and in the area of...

US Secretary of State Pompeo meets NGO leaders in Budapest

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met representatives of NGOs in Budapest on Monday, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and the Hungarian Civil...

Hungarian civil service workers go on major strike

The Union of Public Service Workers (MKKSZ) is planning to go on strike all over the country. According to their press release, approximately...

Fidesz turns to prosecutor over Migration Aid becoming political party

Ruling Fidesz is turning to the prosecutor's office over civil group Migration Aid's move to become a political party, a Fidesz lawmaker said...

Hungarian parliament passes ‘Stop Soros’ bills

Parliament on Wednesday passed the "Stop Soros" package of laws that penalise activities in support of illegal migration. The...

WJC president Lauder refutes statement on Open Society Foundation move attributed to him

In reply to a letter by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, President Ronald Lauder of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) said he had never made the...

Election 2018 – LMP: Orbán cabinet belittles importance of environmental issues

Green opposition party LMP believes that the importance of...

Orbán cabinet to officially ask Jerusalem Post for recordings on ‘Soros NGO lobbying German government’

The Hungarian government will on Monday officially ask The Jerusalem Post for a copy of audio recordings "justifying efforts by a Soros NGO...

Restrictions on NGOs involved in migration ‘problematic’, says CoE human rights commissioner

Planned legislation dubbed "Stop Soros" which would introduce restrictions on NGOs involved with migrants is "problematic", the Council of...

UNHCR: Life for civil organisations made difficult in Hungary

The operating environment for civil organisations in Hungary has been made more complicated in recent years on the basis of a well-established...