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...

Jobbik’s executive president urges for protecting the rule of law in CoE plenary meeting

Márton Gyöngyösi expresses his deep concerns that some governments reject criticism on the grounds that they have the support of the...

Hungarian ministry welcomes Venice Commission’s view that law changes will obviate criticisms

Hungary's justice ministry has welcomed the view expressed by a Venice Commission official regarding the body's report on the country's...

Orbán cabinet fails to meet Council of Europe guidelines in media freedom

Press release - The January session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) discussed the Hungarian media...

Christian Democrats call on PACE to protect rights of Transcarpathia Hungarians

Hungarian lawmaker Lőrinc Nacsa on Tuesday called on the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to monitor carefully the...

Council of Europe calls on Hungarian president to send law on admin courts back to parliament – UPDATE

Dunja Mijatovic, the Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights, on Friday called on Hungarian President János Áder to return the law...

CoE anti-torture committee calls on Hungary to review transit zone rules

The Council of Europe's anti-torture committee (CPT) has called on Hungary to review its treatment of

EC launches infringement procedure against Hungary over ‘Stop Soros’ laws

The European Commission has launched an infringement procedure against Hungary over its recently passed "Stop Soros" package of laws....

V4 notched up big success at the EU summit, says Hungarian FM

Under the prime minister of Hungary's leadership, the

EU Council recommends Hungary to correct deviation from fiscal deficit

On Friday the EU Council issued a recommendation on measures to correct a significant budgetary deviation in Hungary, the Council said in a...