Hungary to close transit zone camps for asylum-seekers
After the EU's top court ruled that Hungary had been illegally detaining asylum-seekers, the government announced it was scrapping transit zones. Hundreds of asylum-seekers will now be moved to reception centers.
EU warns Hungary over coronavirus power grab
Brussels has warned EU member states that emergency measures cannot undercut democracy. On Monday, Hungary's parliament passed a bill that gives Prime Minister Viktor Orban sweeping powers.
EU denies subsidies were used for state corruption
A recent report alleged government officials in Hungary and the Czech Republic misused €59 billion in farming subsidies. But the EU Commission pushed back, saying it has "zero tolerance" to fraud.
Thousands Protest Hungary's PM Victor Orban
Hungary's leader Victor Orban is facing protest by thousands of people because of new labor laws.
Hungarians protest draconian 'slave law' as Orban cracks down on dissent
Hungary is seeing its largest protests in years, triggered by an employee-hostile law. But for the protesters, it's about a lot more. Meanwhile, the government, led by strongman PM Viktor Orban, smells a conspiracy.
European Parliament debate over Orbán and democracy
The European Parliament is debating whether to punish Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for allegedly undercutting democracy, a motion that could cost Hungary its EU voting rights. Orbán is accused of persistently breaching core EU values.
'Anti-Soros': Orban's reelection campaign's centerpiece to become law
A report takes us to Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban was re-elected last month. His campaign focused on attacking the supposed influx of migrants into Hungary - and accusing the billionaire philanthropist George Soros of financing their arrival.
Hungary's foreign minister: 'Migration is dangerous'
At a meeting of the UN's Human Rights Council in Geneva, Hungary's foreign minister Peter Szijjarto defended Hungary's approach to tackling immigration. "Migration is dangerous. Migration can be bad very easily and it is not unstoppable.
'Desperate' asylum seekers at Hungary border speak out
Hungary recently passed a controversial law allowing asylum seekers to be detained. The move has been condemned by human rights groups, who say it violates the country's obligations under international and EU laws.
Orban cracks down on Soros-backed university and NGOs
Hungary, an EU member state, is openly fighting NGOs and other bodies financed abroad. And especially those linked to George Soros. Although the billionaire investor is of Hungarian origin he is currently being targeted by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party.