The Hungarian government’s attack on CEU has further widened the gap between Fidesz and its European counterparts.
The UN’s Refugee Agency said that “urgent measures are needed to improve access to asylum in Hungary.”
The spontaneous protest was the fourth large demonstration in Budapest in two weeks, with another demonstration planned for Wednesday.
Passage of the law comes after tens of thousands have taken to the streets three times in one week, with further demonstrations planned.
Fidesz vice-president Szilárd Németh stormed out of session when questions arose on the presence of Russian code on government website.
Fidesz VP Szilárd Németh also claimed the protests were “devised by agent organizations…financed by Soros.”
Further protests are planned for the coming week.
Police deny involvement in any visits to the homes of demonstrators.
Interior Minister Pintér acknowledged that police abuses have occurred against refugees at the border.
One MEP told Hungarian delegation to “leave both the EPP and the EU.”