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NBC's Richard Engel: Even 'Right-Wing Anti-Immigration' Hungary Does Not Separate Families | Breitbart

Engel said, “What I haven’t seen before is this family separation. As I was there in Central America, watching the people try to leave, watching them be deported back home, I remembered covering this massive migration crisis that was in Europe a few years ago, and we saw lots and lots of refugees an

BREITBART - 2018-06-24 19:11:01

‘Billy Elliot’ shows canceled in Hungary amid cries that musical is ‘gay propaganda’

By the end of the musical “Billy Elliot,” the title character's father and the hardscrabble mining town in which they live have been redeemed. At first, they were caught up in negative stereotypes of male ballet dancers, but by the end, the people of Everington focused on nurturing the boy's blossom

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-06-23 14:33:00

Council of Europe experts: Hungary must repeal anti-NGO law

BUDAPEST, Hungary –A group of experts advising the Council of Europe called on Hungary on Friday to repeal its so-called "Stop Soros" law, which threatens to incarcerate people helping refugees.

FOXNEWS

Hungary just passed a "Stop Soros" law that makes it illegal to help undocumented migrants

If you want to know where anti-immigrant right-wing populism can go if left unchecked, you should take a look at Hungary - which, under the pretext of cracking down on illegal immigration, passed a bill that gives the Hungarian government extraordinary powers to jail its political opponents. This we

VOX

Can Merkel Survive? Hungary's Leader Stirs Trouble

In the week after Merkel squared off with members of her own coalition over how to deal with asylum seekers, key members of the European Union will refuse to meet to look for a solution that could save her coalition,Orbán announced Friday.

MSN.COM

Can Angela Merkel survive? Hungary's far-right president sabotages Europe's plan to save her

In the week after Merkel squared off with members of her own coalition over how to deal with asylum seekers, key members of the European Union will refuse to meet to look for a solution that could save her coalition,Orbán announced Friday.

NEWSWEEK

Hungary National Opera House forced to cancel Billy Elliot shows after homophobic campaign from newspaper

The show, based on the 2000 film of the same name about a working-class boy who learns ballet, was set to have a 44-show run at the Hungary National Opera.

MSN.COM

Hungary Passes ‘Stop Soros’ Laws to Criminalize Giving Aid to Illegal Immigrants

On Wednesday, the Hungarian parliament passed a series of laws that criminalize giving certain types of assistance to illegal immigrants. In the aftermath of the laws’ passage, liberal NGOs and human rights groups denounced the legal package – known informally as the ‘Stop Soros’ law – as an authori

TOWNHALL

In an anti-migrant push, ‘Stop Soros’ laws are passed in Hungary

© Ferenc Isza / AFP/Getty ImagesHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his speech during a press conference at a meeting in Budapest, Hungary, on June 21, 2018.

MSN.COM

Hungary Tries to Stop Asylum Seekers With New Law

If signed into law by Hungarian President Janos Ader, starting July 1, human rights workers and community volunteers could be prosecuted and jailed for up to a year for providing services, advice, or support to migrants and asylum seekers.

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

Hail Hungary!

The suite of bills, called “Stop Soros,” allow the government to imprison individuals and nongovernmental organizations for up to a year if they’re deemed to be facilitating what it says is illegal immigration by people not entitled to protections, the BBC reported. A separate amendment to the const

THINKINGHOUSEWIFE.COM

Hungary defies EU, approves package of anti-immigration bills

ReutersBUDAPEST (Reuters) — Hungary’s parliament on Wednesday approved a package of bills that criminalizes some help given to illegal immigrants, defying the European Union and human rights groups.The legislation narrows the scope for action by non-governmental organizations (NGOs), making their wo

THE-JAPAN-NEWS.COM

UN rights chief condemns 'xenophobic' Hungary legislation

The new legislation criminalizes numerous activities, "including distributing information on migration-related matters, providing advice to migrants and refugees, and conducting human rights monitoring at borders." The authorities will be able to arrest, charge and immediately remove any lawyer, adv

JURIST.ORG

STOP Soros law passes in Hungary

Over a month ago we learned that the nation of Hungary had effectively driven all of the NGOs operated by billionaire George Sorosout of their country. The current government isn’t exactly composed of big fans of Soros’ efforts to liberalize the country, particularly in terms of its immigration poli

HOT AIR

The Latest: US rights chief blasts Hungary anti-migrant laws

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, on Thursday called the decision by Hungarian lawmakers "an attack on fundamental human rights and freedoms in Hungary."

AP

Hungary Approves Legislation Criminalizing Help To Migrants, Refugees

The “Stop Soros” bill, named after 86-year-old American billionaire George Soros, whose Open Society Foundations is active in Eastern Europe, means people couldface prison timefor such things as handing out information about the asylum process or providing migrants with financial assistance. The gov

MSN.COM

U.N.'s Zeid says Hungary's new laws are 'blatantly xenophobic'

“The constant stoking of hatred by the current government for political gain has led to this latest shameful development, which is blatantly xenophobic and runs counter to European and international human rights standards and values,” he said.

REUTERS UK

UN's Zeid says Hungary's new laws are

GENEVA, June 21 (Reuters) - New Hungarian laws that criminalise people for helping asylum-seekers are shameful and blatantly xenophobic, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein said in a statement on Thursday.

REUTERS

Hungary PM says Visegrad countries and Austria to promote EU border defense

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said the Visegrad Four group of countries and Austria agreed to beef up the European Union's external border defense and process migrants outside the EU's borders. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban sits before vote on the 'S

REUTERS

Analysis With 'Stop Soros' Bill, Hungary Just Passed a Law Stephen Miller Can Only Dream Of

It is now a crime to help asylum seekers in Hungary, and Prime Minister Viktor Orbn doesn't care if European liberals are appalled It is now a crime to help asylum seekers in Hungary, and Prime Minister Viktor Orbn doesn't care if European liberals are appalled

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