Hungarian government protests Amnesty International ‘campaign for Ahmed H’

The parliamentary spokesman of the co-ruling Christian Democrats on Friday voiced indignation at press...

Hungary hopes Russia’s likely reinstatement to CoE will help restore ‘pan-European’ dialogue

Zsolt Németh, the head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, on Tuesday expressed hope that...

Orbán cabinet: EU leaders must accept strategy to stop migration, not manage it

Hungary wants the European Council to accept the position that migration should be stopped rather than...

Justice ministry: Hungary’s courts now among Europe’s most efficient

Recent changes to procedural law, better financing of the court system and administrative improvements...

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...