The Hungarian government says it will only approve the desperately needed measures if rule of law conditions are removed and Article 7 proceedings closed.
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 coronavirus spreads, police investigate a TikTok video, Budapest takes over financing of four theatres, and other stories from this week.
The last National Consultations were in 2018 on "Family Protection" and in 2017 on the "Soros Plan".
Hungary's top defense lawyer called for the government to pay court-ordered compensation to prisoners and to Roma victims of school segregation.
The EPP's support for the resolution deepened the fault lines between the group and Fidesz, making it even more likely that Hungary's ruling party will leave EPP and seek other allies in the European Parliament.