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

Dozens of migrants still stuck on coastguard vessel in Italy port

By |julij 29th, 2019|anti-immigration, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, refugee crisis|

An Italian coastguard vessel stranded in the Mediterranean with more than 130 migrants aboard has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian port of Augusta but Rome on Sunday (28 July) refused to let them disembark until a deal is struck with the EU.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Dozens of migrants still stuck on coastguard vessel in Italy port

EU takes Hungary to court over ‘Stop Soros’ migrant law

By |julij 25th, 2019|anti-immigration, European Court of Human Rights, George Soros, human dignity, human rights, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

The European Union on Thursday (25 July) took Hungary to the EU's highest court over controversial legislation against assisting migrants, known as the "Stop Soros" laws.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU takes Hungary to court over ‘Stop Soros’ migrant law

Italian judge says German migrant rescue captain free to go

By |julij 3rd, 2019|anti-immigration, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, NGOs, refugee crisis|

An Italian judge said Tuesday (2 July) that Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete was free to go, three days after her arrest for docking with 40 migrants aboard her rescue ship in defiance of an Italian ban.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italian judge says German migrant rescue captain free to go

Social Democrats win Danish general election

By |junij 6th, 2019|anti-immigration, anti-Muslim, Denmark, far right, Mette Frederiksen, News, refugee crisis, social democrats|

Denmark's opposition Social Democrats looked set to win Wednesday's (5 June) general election, two exit polls suggested, after a poor showing for the far-right and a surge for the main green party.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Social Democrats win Danish general election

Austrian far-right leader urges fight against ‘population exchange’

By |april 29th, 2019|anti-immigration, Austria, far right, FPO, Heinz Christian Strache, News, Racism, refugee crisis|

Austrian far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache has asked voters to support his Freedom Party (FPÖ) in European Parliament elections and help counter migration flows that he called an unwanted "population exchange".

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austrian far-right leader urges fight against ‘population exchange’

Austria extends duration of border checks for Hungary and Slovenia

By |april 8th, 2019|anti-immigration, Austria, far right, Herbert Kickl, Hungary, News, refugee crisis, Schengen, Slovakia|

Austria will extend its border controls for fellow EU members Hungary and Slovenia until at least November, Austrian news agency APA reported on Sunday (7 April), citing a letter from the country's interior minister to the European Commission.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria extends duration of border checks for Hungary and Slovenia