All posts tagged Hungary

  • Human Rights Watch urges EU to sanction Hungary
    May 16, 2013, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    A leading rights group is calling on the European Union to take steps toward suspending Hungary’s voting rights following much-criticized changes to its Constitution. In a 29-page report issued Thursday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) [ ...

  • Hungary: Massive VAT fraud over Slovak border
    May 14, 2013, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    The number of lorries entering Hungary from Slovakia has fallen by 25 per cent during the three months since customs officers began spot checks on freight crossing the open border, […]

  • Roma segregation court row in Hungary
    May 2, 2013, by The Budapest Times

    Hungarian Human Resources Minister Zoltán Balog was summoned to Nyíregyháza Court on Tuesday to testify over the alleged segregation of Roma children in a school that opened in 2011 and is […]

  • Reding: EU to take action on Hungary
    April 29, 2013, by The Budapest Times

    The European Commission will probably launch infringement proceedings against Hungary, Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding told reporters in Brussels on Wednesday. The EU’s executive should soon complete its legal review of […]

  • Hungary: Tribute to Holocaust victims
    April 26, 2013, by The Budapest Times

    Tens of thousands are expected to participate in the annual March of the Living in Budapest on April 28 2013 to commemorate Hungarian victims of the Holocaust. It begins at […]