Tag: civil

US Secretary of State Pompeo meets NGO leaders in Budapest

"Concerns regarding the rule of law and the situation of NGOs were highlighted at the meeting" - #MikePompeo in #Budapest, #Hungary

Hungarian civil service workers go on major strike

Approximately 200,000 workers from the civil service era go on #strike #Hungary #civilservice #workers #protest #government #demands

Fidesz turns to prosecutor over Migration Aid becoming political party

"Soros's donations to Hungarian NGOs always end up with organisations supporting migration" - #Fidesz

Hungarian parliament passes ‘Stop Soros’ bills

"Stop Soros" package of laws penalises activities in support of #illegal #migration! #Hungary #Hungarian #parliament #immigration #eu

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

#Orbán's letter "refers to a statement that I never made, nor is it one that I believe" - President Ronald #Lauder of the #World #Jewish #Congress ( #WJC)

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

"Behind the favourable macroeconomic indicators seen in recent years are serious structural problems" - #LMP #HungaryElection2018 #hungary #hungarian #fidesz #enviroment

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

"Any attempt aimed at leveraging #German influence against #Hungary will put at risk the jobs of hundreds of thousands of #Hungarians"

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

The problem is that the Hungarian government handles every arrival as illegal - Muiznieks #hungary #hungarian #government #soros #migration #ngos #councilofeurope

UNHCR: Life for civil organisations made difficult in Hungary

"The Hungarian government's "Stop Soros" package violates international laws on human rights" #hungary #hungarian #soros #unitednations #unhcr #orban #government

Soros to finance civil groups outside Budapest as part of campaign

"The campaign aimed to "present Soros as a philantropist, get closer to the people and gain popularity"

EC sends reasoned opinion on law on NGOs financed from abroad and higher education law

"Hungary has one month to amend the law and bring it into line with European regulations."

Jobbik: Authority requests the pro-government NGO accounts for donations from state-owned electricity company

1.6 million euros donation received by the pro-government NGO from state-owned energy company MVM - #Jobbik

NGOs turn to top court over ‘stigmatising law’ in Hungary

"All this harms the right to privacy set down in the fundamental law, harms respect for laws governing the private sector" - NGOs

Swimming pool fined EUR 3,300 for discrimination against LGBTQ organisation

#Hungary's equal opportunity authority has fined a #Budapest sports centre 1 million forints for refusing to allow members of an #LGBTQ organisation to rent part of its swimming pool.

Deputy Speaker of Hungarian Parliament Gulyás holds talks in Washington

"The Hungarian NGOs law is now actually closer to US legislation on the issue than it had been before"

US State Department expresses concern over law on foreign-funded NGOs – UPDATE

#US #State #Department expresses concern over law on foreign-funded #NGOs

Civil groups stage anti-government demonstration in central Budapest

Hungarian Helsinki Committee would boycott the recent law requiring registration of groups receiving foreign assistance