Tag: law

UN commissioner and Venice Commission: Stop Soros laws is xenophobic

The Stop Soros laws are shameful and xenophobic - Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein #hungary #hungarian #parliament #UnitedNations #VeniceCommisson #UN

European Commission will examine new Hungarian legislation

The European Commission has said it will examine whether the new legislative package adopted by Hungary’s parliament on Wednesday falls in line with EU law, and it will take the Venice Commission’s opinion into consideration, an EU commission spokesman said on Thursday. Lawmakers on Wednesday passed a government-sponsored constitutional amendment aiming to “preserve Hungary’s Christian culture”, set up an administrative high court and ban homelessness. Pending the assessment’s conclusions, the commission will take any steps necessary, Christian Wigand, said. The commission will take into account the impact of the law on European values as well as how those values are ... Read more

Government welcomes, leftist opposition slams constitutional amendment, Stop Soros

"Mass #migration continues to threaten Europe, and the #Soros network and #Brussels's pro-migration approach would flood #Hungary with migrants" - Orbán cabinet #fidesz #jobbik #mszp #socialists

Hungarian foreign minister: EU can only be built on strong nation-states

"The European Union's report card hasn't been the best in recent years" #Hungary #ForeignMinister #VisegrádFour #EU

Liberals propose opposition shadow committee to shield NGOs

"Clever joint action is needed" #Hungary #politics #NGO #GeorgeSoros #Liberals

Parliament to vote on constitutional amendment, ‘Stop Soros’ laws next Wednesday

"The "#Stop #Soros" laws are designed to penalise anyone who "#organises #illegal #migration" or encourages others to bypass the relevant laws" - #Fidesz #hungary #hungarian

Hungarian government: Common border protection must be supported

At Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office press conference in Budapest – rendering an account of the proceedings of the Wednesday cabinet meeting – Gergely Gulyás said that common border protection must be supported. Mr Gulyás said that due to Brexit there will be reduced funds available. He added that, in Hungary’s view, a fair budget is needed, a budget which distributes the emerging losses among Member States in a fair and proportionate manner. He further pointed out that migration falls within the competence of the Member States, and therefore a budget which takes funds away from European citizens and ... Read more

Chief prosecutor: Hungary ‘exemplary’ in protecting EU’s financial interests

"The most successful form of #European #cooperation in protecting the EU's #financial interests has been the creation of a joint investigative #team"

Fidesz proposes constitutional ban on homelessness

"Besides the public-security and public-health dangers, this is a burden on city-dwellers" #Hungary #law #homeless #society

Minister to Bloomberg: EU should not interfere in Hungary’s justice reforms

"The most important thing is to ensure the independence of judges" #Hungary #Hungarian #law #justice #EU

Parliamentary parties consult on constitutional amendment, ‘Stop Soros’ bill

The #parliament will #vote on the #bills before the summer recess #Hungary #migration #Soros #law

Opposition calls on government to sign CEU agreement

CEU's case remains unsolved #Hungary #education #highereducation #university #CEU #law

LMP: Orbán working to provoke Hungary’s exit from EU

"Law #courts are the last bastions of the #fight against #corruption and political abuse" #LMP #EU #Orbán

Horrible statistics: 87 attacks against on-board conductors last year in Hungary

On-board conductors were mostly slapped on the face, spit at or they suffered #verbal #aggression #Hungary #Hungarian #protection #trains #railway

‘Stop Soros’ proponent calls for punishment for promoting illegal migration

"#Hungary and #Christian #culture must be protected against #migration"

Socialists reject ‘Stop Soros’ bill, constitutional amendment

They criticised the proposals for covering three "unrelated" areas #Socialists #StopSoros #law #government

NGOs hold solidarity demonstration against ‘Stop Soros’ bill

They asked #lawmakers not to approve the #bill #Soros #NGO #law

Head of PM’s Office: Hungary must be protected from illegal migration

"Hungarian voters decide whom they want to live with and whom they do not" #Hungary #migration #law #EU

Parliament to discuss ‘Stop Soros’, constitutional amendment

The government-sponsored constitutional #amendment was designed to "protect Hungary's sovereignty and prohibit foreign #population from being settled in the #country"

Jobbik proposes stricter laws on pedophiles and sexual offenders

The #Jobbik #MP said the #protection of our #children had an utmost priority