Half-Hungarian convict’s pardon denied in Virginia

Just a couple of hours before the execution of William Morva, governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe made an announcement that he does not give...

Jobbik initiates parliamentary day of debate on capital punishment

Budapest (MTI) - The radical nationalist Jobbik party will initiate a day of debate in parliament about the reintroduction of capital...

Hungary has no plans to introduce death penalty, Orban tells Schulz

Budapest (MTI) - Hungary has no plans to introduce the death penalty, "it is only a matter of debates," Prime Minister Viktor Orban told...

Political analysts discuss death penalty issue

Budapest, April 30 (MTI) - A debate on the death penalty could be useful, and politically it would be a mistake to reject it, analysts said on...

CoE ombudsman chides Orban for Hungary’s “populist trends”

Budapest (MTI) - Human rights commissioner of the Council of Europe Nils Muiznieks has expressed concern over "the populist trend in political...