All posts tagged Hungary

  • EU lawmakers vote to sanction Hungary for eroding democracy
    September 12, 2018, by VOANews

    European Union legislators took the unprecedented step Wednesday to begin process of imposing sanctions on Hungary for presenting a “systematic threat” to the bloc’s Democratic values. The European Parliament voted [&helli ...

  • In Hungary election voters face choice of nightmares
    April 6, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Smiling politicians line Budapest’s grand avenues canvassing support ahead of April 8 elections. However, few are from Fidesz, Hungary’s ruling party since 2010. Instead, Fidesz billboards star the challengers to Prime [&hellip ...

  • Hungary: War of words between George Soros and Fidesz heats up
    November 20, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Hungary’s governing right-wing party Fidesz on November 20 slammed claims by US financier George Soros that the government had lied in a recent campaign. Fidesz’s vice chairman Gergely Gulyas also refuted allegations [… ...

  • Hungary approves detention for all asylum seekers
    March 7, 2017, by VOANews

    Hungary’s parliament has approved a new law calling for all asylum seekers to be detained in camps along the country’s southern border while their applications are being processed. Under the […]