Austria says it will stop any migrants trying to rush its border

By |marec 2nd, 2020|anti-immigration, Austria, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Hungary, Karl Nehammer, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Sebastian Kurz, Syria war, Turkey, Western Balkans Route|

Austria will stop any migrants attempting to rush its border if measures to halt them in Greece and through the Balkans fail, conservative Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said on Sunday (1 March).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria says it will stop any migrants trying to rush its border

Janez Jansa, admirer of Viktor Orban, to be nominated PM of Slovenia

By |februar 26th, 2020|anti-immigration, EPP, Janez Janša, News, Slovenia, Viktor Orbán|

The centre-right Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS), led by former prime minister Janez  Janša, late on Tuesday (25 February) agreed on a future government coalition with three other parties, the four parties said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Janez Jansa, admirer of Viktor Orban, to be nominated PM of Slovenia

Rightwing anti-migrant petition in Serbia sparks opposition unease

By |februar 20th, 2020|anti-immigration, News, refugee crisis, Serbia, Serbia elections|

An anti-immigration campaign launched by a Serbian rightwing nationalist party has sparked unease within the disparate opposition coalition to which it belongs.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Rightwing anti-migrant petition in Serbia sparks opposition unease

Swiss government warns voters against cancelling EU free-movement pact

By |februar 11th, 2020|anti-immigration, EU-Switzerland relations, free movement of people, News, Schengen, Swiss referendum, Switzerland|

The Swiss government on Tuesday (11 February) urged voters to reject a referendum push by the right-wing Swiss People's Party to end an accord with the European Union on the free movement of citizens.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Swiss government warns voters against cancelling EU free-movement pact

Swiss to vote again on EU migrant curbs

By |januar 16th, 2020|anti-immigration, News, Swiss referendum, Switzerland|

The Swiss will in May vote on a proposal that could dramatically limit immigration from the EU, six years after a similar referendum nearly destroyed relations with the bloc.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Swiss to vote again on EU migrant curbs

In new capacity of EPP leader, Tusk vows to fight populism

By |november 21st, 2019|Andrej Plenković, anti-immigration, Croatian Presidency, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, EPP, EU enlargement, Fidesz, illiberal democracy, News, populism, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

Outgoing EU Council president Donald Tusk pledged Wednesday (20 November)  to fight political populism as he was elected leader of Europe's main conservative parties during their group meeting in Croatia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za In new capacity of EPP leader, Tusk vows to fight populism

Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland ‘breached EU law’ by refusing refugees

By |november 1st, 2019|anti-immigration, Czech Republic, ECJ, European Court of Justice, Hungary, News, Poland, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

The Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland likely broke EU law by refusing to take in asylum-seekers at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015, the top EU court's legal advisor said Thursday (31 October).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland ‘breached EU law’ by refusing refugees

Italy’s Salvini set for victory in Umbria local vote

By |oktober 28th, 2019|anti-immigration, far right, italian elections, Lega, Matteo Salvini, News|

A right-wing coalition is set for victory in an election on Sunday (27 October) in the central Italian region of Umbria, according to an exit poll, giving a boost to Matteo Salvini's League party.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy’s Salvini set for victory in Umbria local vote

Orbán asks ‘the other side of EU’ to take its ‘paid activists’ home

By |september 30th, 2019|anti-immigration, illiberal democracy, News, NGOs, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

Hungary has no plans to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Sunday (29 September), adding however that eastern and western members of the bloc must find a compromise over the bloc's future.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Orbán asks ‘the other side of EU’ to take its ‘paid activists’ home

Orban hopeful on ties with von der Leyen’s Commission

By |september 13th, 2019|anti-immigration, Margaritis Schinas, News, Ursula von der Leyen, Věra Jourová, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Thursday (12 September) he was optimistic that the new European Commission would improve ties with the EU's eastern members, long strained by disagreements over migration and multi-culturalism.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Orban hopeful on ties with von der Leyen’s Commission