A host of late-night draft bills would change Hungary's election law, cement access of Fidesz-tied foundations to public funds, and further marginalize the LGBTQ community.
Students, teachers and sympathizers opposed plans to bring the University of Theatre and Film Arts under the control of a foundation led by government appointees. This and more stories from the week.
Editorial staff are protesting after a shake-up intitiated by figures tied to the ruling party appears to threaten the independence of Index.hu.
Hungarian legislation requiring nongovernmental organizations that receive foreign funding to register with the government and disclose their donors violates European law, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Thursday.
The 13 questions were released on Monday, and European Commissioner Vera Jourová said the commission may need to once again fact-check the questionnaire. This week's Insight Hungary newsletter.
A new round of National Consultations, uniformed guards in Hungarian schools, a Fradi midfielder reprimanded for a show of solidarity with George Floyd, and the "Slave Law 2.0" in this week's Insight Hungary newsletter.
New extraordinary powers could be granted to the government after it suspends the Authorization Act on June 20. This and other important stories from the week.
The man's phone and laptop were confiscated after he shared a post by a member of Parliament. Also this week, new Special Economic Zones could come to Hungary, and the EP debates the emergency powers law.
The 64-year-old man made a post criticizing the government's decision to lift curfew restrictions the day after the peak of the pandemic. Then the police showed up.
Hungary dropped two categories in six years, leaving the group of democracies entirely. Also this week: the EC predicts a 7% drop in GDP in 2020, and Parliament rejects the Istanbul Convention on violence against women.
Budapest has created its own emergency task force, and claims the government refuses to coordinate pandemic response and has not provided adequate tests or protective equipment. This and other important stories from this week.