HUNGARY: Civilization coalition reacts on ruling by CJEU on “Lex NGO” – “All this law did was bring us closer together”

Press release, Civilization coalition, 18 June 2020 - accessible here   In its decision today the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) echoes the Hungarian civil society’s opinion…

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SLOVAKIA: We started discussing shrinking civic space before it was too late – Interview with VIA IURIS’ Ivana Kohutková

Slovakia has made the international headlines after investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, were shot dead in February 2018. The murder sparked protests opening tumultuous times for…

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HUNGARY: Advocate General of the CJEU – Hungarian Law that restricts NGO financing from abroad is incompatible with EU Law

(Hungarian Helsinki Committee - 14 January 2020) According to the Court of Justice Advocate General’s opinion, the fact that under the Hungarian 2017 Lex NGO, civil society organisations receiving foreign donations are…

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