The Court of Justice rules against Orban's 2017 law aimed at shutting Hungary's citizens out of their democracy by discrediting and defunding rights and democracy activists. The case teaches the EU 3 lessons to protect our democracies from authoritarians.
Fourteen Hungarian civil society organisations have submitted a joint appeal to the European Court of Human Rights, asking the court to declare that the anti-civil act on "foreign funding" violates the groups' fundamental rights.
Even before the European Commission could conclude its infringement procedure against the Hungarian government for a previous anti-civil society law, Budapest took up discussion of a new package of laws to shackle civil society.
The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union has won its case against a pro-government journalist who had brought the organisation to court for refusing to release data that were not public interest, and so need not be released.
The European Court of Human Rights has determined that the Hungarian authorities violated the fundamental human rights of a Roma man by covering up a coercive police interrogation.
Hungary used to be a privacy protection pioneer in Europe, but that has changed. Here's the joint opinion of Access Now and HCLU on current Hungarian regulations related to the decree on data protection.
A law allowing the government entrust a central repository with retaining visual and audio records made by various bodies would let the Hungarian state create anyone's complete profile. HCLU says that, thanks to its...
23 Hungarian NGOs have filed a joint appeal to the Hungarian Constitutional Court against the law stigmatising NGOs.
In its final ruling, the Hungarian Supreme Court (Curia) said that Hungarian police officers discriminated Roma in one town by failing to take appropriate action against extremist organizations.
The situation of fundamental rights in Hungary will be discussed in the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs on Monday, February 27. The two-hour debate will be held with...