Hungary

COVID-19 crisis

- Press release by Civilisation Coalition, published on 9 February 2021 51,6 billion Euro, 40% of Hungary’s GDP (2019) is at ...
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Update 25 February 2021: The total ban for public gatherings has been in place for over 100 days and there ...
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Article originally published in CIVICUS Monitor. In April 2020, just one month after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak ...
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Article originally published on Hungarian Helsinki Committee website, 27 May 2020 - accessible here Rapid analysis of the Bill on ...
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Article originally published on Freedom House - accessible here Author: Gábor Filippov Hungry just became the first-ever country to fall ...
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Freedom of association

Article originally published on Hungarian Helsinki Committee website, 17 August 2020 – accessible here In its Information Note, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee provides an overview of certain rule of law developments in Hungary between May and July 2020, covering concerns pertaining to the justice system and institutional issues related to checks ...
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Article originally published on ECNL - accessible here (to download click here) It is the news of the week: the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has officially sentenced that Hungary’s law on the transparency of organisations supported from abroad is in breach of EU law, including provisions of the Charter of ...
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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 of past years: the law on the transparency of foreign funded organisations (commonly known as the law on NGOs) is stigmatising, ...
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- Press release by Civilization coalition, 19 June 2020, Read it here In its decision today the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) echoes the Hungarian civil society’s opinion of past years: the law on the transparency of foreign funded organisations (commonly known as the law on NGOs) ...
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Update April 2021: The Commission sent a formal notice warning Hungary over its failure to respect the ECJ’s ruling on its anti-NGO law and asking to “reply to the concerns raised by the Commission” within a period of two months. In case of non-compliance, Hungary may face financial sanctions. .@EUCourtPress was ...
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Freedom of expression

(Political Capital, 5 January 2021) Péter Krekó was interviewed by Politico about the challenges of anti-vaccination attitudes in Hungary late last ...
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Article originally published by Tony Wesolowsky for RFE/RL on 10 October 2020 Observers and government critics say Hungarian media outlets ...
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Article originally published by Radio Free Europe on 19 October 2020  Hundreds of students, celebrities, and faculty of Hungary's University ...
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Anyone in state-owned media who wants to cover issues related to the climate activist Greta Thunberg needs permission from higher ...
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(Amnesty Hungary - 29 November 2019) Reacting to a November 29 news report by Hungarian daily Nepszava that MTVA, the Hungarian ...
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Freedom of assembly

Update 25 February 2021: The total ban for public gatherings has been in place for over 100 days and there ...
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Collaborative research paper prepared by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee ...
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Article originally published on Hungarian Helsinki Committee website, 27 May 2020 - accessible here Rapid analysis of the Bill on ...
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On Sunday 23 February, more than two thousands people marched to the Parliament against the refusal of the Hungarian government ...
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(Hungarian Helsinki Committee) On 12 November 2019, the Hungarian Government submitted a Bill to the Parliament which, if adopted, will ...
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Institutional reactions

Article originally published on Hungarian Helsinki Committee website, 17 August 2020 – accessible here In its Information Note, the Hungarian Helsinki ...
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Article originally published on ECNL - accessible here (to download click here) It is the news of the week: the European ...
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Article originally published on European Parliament's LGBTI Intergroup 2 April 2020 - accessible here Trans and gender-diverse persons continue to ...
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Update April 2021: The Commission sent a formal notice warning Hungary over its failure to respect the ECJ’s ruling on ...
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Article originally published on Council of Europe website, 24 March 2020 - accessible here Letter from Council of Europe Secretary ...
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Other resources

- Press release by Civilisation Coalition, published on 9 February 2021 51,6 billion Euro, 40% of Hungary’s GDP (2019) is at ...
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UPDATE (6 October 2020): EU court rules against Hungary over law that targeted Soros-affiliated university The European Union’s highest court ...
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Article originally published by Radio Free Europe on 19 October 2020  Hundreds of students, celebrities, and faculty of Hungary's University ...
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Article originally published in CIVICUS Monitor. In April 2020, just one month after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak ...
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This article was originally published on ECNL website - 23 January 2020, accessible here. Civil society’s right to privacy has ...
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