Outrage in Hungary over Romanian PM’s remark

Recent remarks by Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose concerning Hungarian autonomy efforts are “completely unacceptable and incompatible with European values and the 21st century”, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Friday. Hungarian parties also expressed their indignation. Continue reading “Outrage in Hungary over Romanian PM’s remark”


Socialist MEP blasts Fidesz “media dictatorship”

One of the biggest crimes of the “Orban regime” is eliminating media pluralism, expropriating the Hungarian media market, suppressing and misleading the public, socialist MEP Istvan Ujhelyi wrote in an op-ed for Hungarian daily Nepszava. Continue reading “Socialist MEP blasts Fidesz “media dictatorship””

Orban govt to end democracy in Hungary

At least according to the biggest opposition party, Jobbik. Their participation in next year’s parliamentary election has become “doubtful”, group leader Janos Volner told a press conference on Wednesday. Continue reading “Orban govt to end democracy in Hungary”


Ujhelyi: According to the Commission there’s no ‘Soros plan’

Hungarian Socialist MEP Istvan Ujhelyi asked the European Commission in a written question about the existence of the so-called Soros plan, about which the Hungarian government started a national consultation. Continue reading “Ujhelyi: According to the Commission there’s no ‘Soros plan’”


Socialist MEP launches new ‘radical’ initiative

Hungary’s Socialist MEP Istvan Ujhelyi has launched an initiative dubbed Radical European Democrats (RED) to urge radical changes in Europe.

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Will Orban sign the social pillar? – Ujhelyi

Hungarian socialist MEP Istvan Ujhelyi called this week’s Social Summit in Gothenburg an event of “historic importance”, adding that if the participants accept the European Pillar of Social Rights, it will be a principal element of a more fair and socially sensitive Europe.

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Tajani is not “summoning” the Hungarian ambassador

The cabinet chief of the European Parliament’s President, Antonio Tajani will speak by phone with Hungary’s ambassador to the EU about the Hungarian government’s national consultation on the “Soros plan”, and Tajani himself will speak to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban next week, at the Social Summit in Gothenburg – an EP spokesperson told Hungarian news agency MTI on Wednesday evening.

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