A delegation of the European Parliament’s Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Commitee has visited Hungary and urged ratification of the Istanbul Convention. Continue reading “EP delegation urges Hungary to ratify Istanbul Convention”
Hungarian MEPs on Wednesday were divided on the European Parliament’s rejection of a proposal for pan-EU lists of candidates for seats in the EP. Fidesz welcomed the move while the Socialists said such lists would make the bloc stronger. Continue reading “Hungarian MEPs divided over EP’s rejection of pan-EU party lists”
Contrary to what US financier George Soros has said about Hungary’s government, it is his network, rather than the Hungarian government, that employs “mafia methods”, justice ministry state secretary Pal Völner said in an interview to the Thursday edition of daily Magyar Hirlap. Continue reading “‘Soros network’ employs mafia methods – Völner”
The mechanism proposed by the liberal ALDR group would ensure that democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights are equally monitored in all member states, so no government can say that the EU is picking on them, Dutch MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap.
Since the “allies” of US billionaire George Soros are pressing on with their “attack” against Hungary the ruling Fidesz and Christian Democrat (KDNP) parties urge the government to draft and implement an action plan against the so-called Soros migrant plan, a KDNP lawmaker said on Wednesday. Continue reading “Soros allies attack Hungary – MP”
The European Parliament’s rapporteur, responsible for assessing the situation of rule of law in Hungary arrived in Budapest on Tuesday, as Kisalfold.hu reported. Continue reading “Magyar: Hungary attacked for its anti-migration stance”
Europe is in trouble, mainly because it has lost its confidence, and its citizens have less faith in the effectiveness of joint action, Jozsef Szajer, vice-chair of the European Parliament’s EPP group writes in an op-ed for Hungarian daily Magyar Idok. Continue reading “Szajer: The EU must win back the trust of its citizens”