Because Hungary needs more stadiums.
A court has ruled that Együtt chairman Péter Juhász’s right to organize whistle distribution points during Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s national holiday speech on March 15 was unlawfully violated by police. The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union intervened to challenge the decision by Budapest police to forbid the opposition politician from distributing whistles to demonstrators who aimed […]
Police informed Együtt chairman Péter Juhász that his party would not be allowed to distribute whistles for heckling Prime Minister Orbán’s March 15 speech. The party’s plan to get around the police order was also met with police opposition.
A Hungarian taxpayer demanded the tax authority return his contributions, arguing the state had misused public money.
The European Court of Human Rights has determined that Hungary’s policy of detaining and expelling asylum-seekers violates international law.
Prime Minister Orbán has called for a new national consultation on “five threats” Hungary is facing. On closer inspection, the threats appear to be manufactured by Fidesz to create a common enemy and consolidate their power.
Presidential challenger László Majtényi sharply criticized the Orbán government in his remarks before the National Assembly, while incumbent Áder rambled about his first term’s minor achievements.
A report by a Berlin-based democracy watchdog reveals distinct trends of backsliding since the second Orbán government took power in 2010.
As protests and strikes take place across the world on International Women’s Day, Hungary’s pay gap between women and men in management positions remains the highest in Europe.
Asylum seekers may now be detained and deposited on the other side of Hungary’s southern border from anywhere in the country, making it even more difficult to lodge an asylum application.