Fidesz to ban the nat sec committee’s green party member from its meetings

Bernadett Szel, co-leader of green opposition LMP and a member of parliament’s national security committee, should stay away from a planned meeting of the committee focusing on the “Soros Plan”, the Fidesz deputy head of the committee said on Monday, arguing that Szel and LMP served the interests of US financier George Soros. This can be against the rule of law, because as a member of the committee, Szel cannot be banned from its meetings. The LMP lawmaker wrote on her Facebook page that she can’t be banned from the committee, but if she is, they’ll use every possible legal opportunity.
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“It’s already clear, that we’re not politicising in a democracy anymore”

“With our parliamentary presence we loudened the issues represented by the civil society, from violence against women, housing, people affected by foreign currency loans to chimney-sweepers”, the green LMP party’s prime ministerial candidate, Bernadett Szel said in an interview with daily Magyar Nemzet. Continue reading ““It’s already clear, that we’re not politicising in a democracy anymore””

State Audit Office, led by a former pro-govt politician, fines opposition parties

Four opposition parties – Egyutt (Together), green LMP, Parbeszed (Dialogue) and Demokratikus Koalicio (Democratic Coalition) – have been fined by the State Audit Office. Egyutt is considering legal steps. According to Jobbik, that was fined 660 million forints, democracy is at stake in the case with the State Audit Office (ASZ).  Continue reading “State Audit Office, led by a former pro-govt politician, fines opposition parties”