May 17, 2013
by Alison Sacriponte
Hungarian laws introduced by the ruling Fidesz party in 2010 are undermining human rights, according to a report published Thursday by Human Rights Watch (HRW). According to HRW, the new constitution and laws are negatively affecting human rights and the rule of law. The 29-page report states ...[read more]
January 4, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The Constitutional Court of Hungary on Friday struck down an electoral law requiring voters to register to vote at least two weeks before elections in 2014. The new rules had been proposed by the conservative Fidesz party of Prime Minister Viktor Orban. The new electoral law was passed by the ...[read more]
April 18, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On April 18, 2011, the National Assembly of Hungary approved a new constitution. The constitution was supported and passed as a result of efforts by the Hungarian Civic Party (FIDESZ), which has controlled the Hungarian legislature since 2010. The new constitution included many conservative fiscal ...[read more]
June 6, 2007
by Michael Sung
The Constitutional Court of Hungary ruled Tuesday in favor of a proposed referendum on unpopular economic reform proposals advanced by Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany. A coalition of opposition parties including the Hungarian Civic Party (FIDESZ), the Christian Democratic People's Par... ...[read more]

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