Tag: minority

MEPs call on EPP to condemn Ukraine’s banning ethnic Hungarian leader

Several Hungarian MEPs have called on Joseph Daul, head of the European People’s Party, to condemn Ukraine’s recent banning from its territory Hunor Kelemen, head of Romania’s ethnic Hungarian RMDSZ. In a letter to Daul, Andrea Bocskor and László Tőkés, MEPs of ruling Fidesz, as well as MEPs of other Hungarian parties in and outside Hungary, called for “actual measures to ensure that Ukraine’s authorities stop harassing Hungarian politicians and stop hindering communication between Hungarians”. “We seek to support Ukraine on its way to Europe and wish to see real, positive changes in terms of democracy and ethnic minority rights,” ... Read more

Fidesz slams Romanian top court’s rejection of ethnic Hungarians’ appeals

"Transylvania's native #Hungarian #minority has been trying to survive in its homeland for a hundred years in the face of oppression and constant intimidation and persecution" #Hungary #Romania #ethnic

Hungarian and Slovak foreign ministers discuss anthem controversy in Washington

The amendment is said to be designed to ban the #Hungarian #anthem from #sports events

Hungarian PM Office backs demonstration for Szekler autonomy – PHOTOS

"The autonomy of #Szekler Land is a cause for all #Hungarians" #ethnic #minority

Parliament called on to declare 2020 ‘year of national cohesion’

"The widest possible range of self-governance is the best way to ensure the long-term existence and prosperity of ethnic minorities" #Hungary #ethnic #minority #history

Hungary not to give up rights of ethnic communities ‘at any pressure’, says foreign minister

"We are interested in reinforcing #Hungarian #ethnic communities in their homelands" #Hungary #minority #rights

Rebuilt HQ of Transcarpathian TV station inaugurated

The building was blown up early last year #Hungary #minority #Transcarpathia

Orbán meets Romania’s ethnic Hungarian RMDSZ party leader to discuss EP elections

#Romania's #ethnic #Hungarian #community shows a keen interest in the programmes, which help create #jobs and promote economic growth in #Transylvania

Murdered Roma remembered in Budapest ten years on

"This must never happen again" #Hungary #Roma #ethnic #history #commemoration

Deputy PM and ethnic Hungarian leaders sign declaration on cooperation in EU

They will enforce the #protection of the #rights of indigenous #minorities and press for the adoption of a #European #minority protection #law

Tőkés addresses EP conference marking Timisoara revolution anniversary

"#Romania is now basking in the international limelight but it is still under #communist rule from which all kinds of misery arise!" - #Fidesz MEP Tőkés #hungary #eu #brussels

Ombudsman urges move of NE Hungary special needs home children to foster homes

Conditions at the #homes "do not even meet the minimum standard required for caring for #children in protective services" #Hungary #foster #health

Deportation of ethnic Germans from Hungary commemorated

The #deportation had affected about 200,000 #people from almost all regions of the #country #Hungary #history #commemoration

Hungary urges Romania Hungarians to resubmit ethnic minority bill

"Hungarian deputies should promote a position in the Romanian legislation which is backed by the whole Hungarian community" #hungary #romania #government #transylvania #szeklerland

Pope Francis will visit Csíksomlyó in Szeklerland

Amazing news! It is possible that the #Pope will say a mass at Csíksomlyó, the location of the famous Pentecost Pilgrimage #hungary #hungarian #transylvania #religion #romania #popefrancis

Ukrainian expert: We will still have certain problems with Hungary, Poland, Romania and Belarus even if Russia is gone

"Official Kyiv should definitely seek ways to normalize relations with Budapest, Bucharest and Warsaw" #hungary #ukraine romania #poland

House speakers mark anniversary of Hungarian-Croatian Compromise

"#Hungarian #history is part of the #Croatian and vice versa"