Tag Hungary
12 Oct

MFRR calls on EU countries to protect Hungarian Journalists in Europe from state monitoring

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30 Sep

ECPMF joins 18 civil society organisations to express full support to Vice-President Jourová after attacks by Hungarian government

ECPMF and partner organisations have written a letter of support for Věra Jourová after she was attacked by Victor Orbán and the Hungarian government

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28 Jul

MFRR Open Letter: Dismissal and resignations at Hungary’s largest news site after EU Summit create a moment of alarming symbolism

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners are profoundly concerned about the latest media freedom attacks in Hungary, which follow only days after the EU Summit, where Prime Minister Viktor Orbán praised the rule of law situation in his country.

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17 Jun

Hungary’s two pandemics: COVID-19 and attacks on media freedom

A legal opinion commissioned by the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) finds that the Hungarian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic fails to live up to domestic or European legal standards and entrenches the country’s attacks on independent media outlets, journalists and media workers.

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16 Apr

Open letter: EU must not sit idly by while democracy is in jeopardy

ECPMF co-signs open letter to the European Commission: the EU must not sit idly by while a Member State’s democracy is in jeopardy.

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25 Mar

Call for Europe’s leaders to protect free flow of information to tackle COVID-19

We are writing to express our profound concerns about the dangers of governments taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to punish independent and critical media and to introduce restrictions on the access of media to government decision making and action.

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3 Dec

CONCLUSIONS OF THE JOINT INTERNATIONAL PRESS FREEDOM MISSION TO HUNGARY

03.12.2019 Hungary dismantles media freedom and pluralism These conclusions reflect the initial findings of the joint mission to Hungary carried out by the International Press Institute (IPI), Article 19, the […]

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