Hungary to end state of emergency as NGOs cry foul

By |maj 28th, 2020|coronavirus, Hungary, News, state of emergency|

As promised, the Hungarian government submitted two draft bills to end the state of emergency and terminate its controversial powers, but civil society organisations said on Wednesday (27 May) the moves are simple trickery.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hungary to end state of emergency as NGOs cry foul

Ukraine is getting itself into US election troubles

By |maj 27th, 2020|Bulgaria, Donald Trump, Georgia, Hungary, Joseph Biden, Mikheïl Saakashvili, minority rights, News, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine, US elections 2020, Viktor Orbán, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukraine is losing friends: among other mistakes, by playing internal politics, the country’s President has taken sides in the US elections, which may be disastrous for the country in the future, writes Pavlo Fedykovych.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine is getting itself into US election troubles

Hungary closes asylum-seeker camps after EU court ruling

By |maj 22nd, 2020|Fidesz, Hungary, News, Viktor Orbán|

Hungary said Thursday (21 May) it would close "transit zone" camps where hundreds of asylum seekers and migrants were held, following a ruling by EU's top court against their detention.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hungary closes asylum-seeker camps after EU court ruling

EU data watchdog ‘very worried’ by Hungary’s GDPR suspension

By |maj 18th, 2020|Andrea Jelinek, Brexit, data protection, EDPB, EU, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Helen Dixon, Hungary, News, Privacy|

The European Data Protection Board, the EU's umbrella organisation overseeing the application of EU data protection rules on the bloc, has voiced its concern over the suspension of EU data protection rights in Hungary.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU data watchdog ‘very worried’ by Hungary’s GDPR suspension

Orbán says prepared to hand back emergency powers at the end of May

By |maj 15th, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Hungary, News, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expects that his government will be able to give back to the national parliament at the end of May the sweeping powers enacted during the coronavirus crisis, state news agency MTI quoted him as saying during a visit to Serbia on Friday (15 May).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Orbán says prepared to hand back emergency powers at the end of May

Jourová: Commission looking at Hungary’s emergency changes to labour code and GDPR

By |maj 14th, 2020|coronavirus, Hungary, Jourova, News|

The European Commission is examining Hungary's emergency regime, including government decrees affecting the country's labour code and the application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Vera Jourová told the European Parliament on Thursday (14 May).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Jourová: Commission looking at Hungary’s emergency changes to labour code and GDPR

Top EU court says Hungarian ‘transit zone’ amounts to detention

By |maj 14th, 2020|CJEU, Hungary, Karlsruhe, News, transit zones|

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) said on Thursday (14 May) that holding migrants and asylum seekers in a transit zone is detention, and challengers must have their day in court at least once. 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Top EU court says Hungarian ‘transit zone’ amounts to detention

Hungarian detentions evidence of government intimidation, say critics

By |maj 14th, 2020|Hungary, News, rule of law|

Two men have been detained since Tuesday (12 May) on suspicion of ‘scaremongering’ after sharing posts critical of the government on Facebook, local media reported.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hungarian detentions evidence of government intimidation, say critics

Budapest promises to welcome tourists after COVID-19 pandemic

By |maj 13th, 2020|Budapest, Hungary, News, tourism|

The Hungarian capital intends to return to international tourism as soon as possible after the COVID-19 pandemic. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Budapest promises to welcome tourists after COVID-19 pandemic

EPP propose law to protect small farmers against oligarchs

By |maj 13th, 2020|Andrej Babis, Bulgaria, Common Agicultural Policy, corruption, Czech Republic, EU funds, fraud, Hungary, investigative journalism, Italy, News, oligarchs, Viktor Orbán|

The European People's Party group called on Wednesday (13 May) for an EU law to prevent oligarchs and land-grabbers drawing on EU subsidies at the expense of small and medium-sized farming businesses. The practice is widespread in countries in Eastern ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EPP propose law to protect small farmers against oligarchs