Tag Hungary
19 Jul

Hungary: Media freedom groups welcome EU court referral over Klubrádió frequency

The partner organisations of the MFRR today welcome the resounding exoneration of four Greek journalists and publishers who faced criminal charges and potential lengthy prison sentences linked to their media outlets’ investigative reporting.

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12 May

Fidesz Media Council moves to silence independent station Tilos Rádió

The partners of the MFRR express serious concern over the decision by the Fidesz-controlled Media Council to block the frequency license renewal of Tilos Rádió.

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20 Jul

Hungary: MFRR highly alarmed by Pegasus surveillance revelations

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) is highly alarmed by the revelations by a consortium led by French NGO Forbidden Stories about the surveillance of journalists, human rights defenders, lawyers and others through the Pegasus spyware program developed by Israeli company NSO Group.

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14 Jun

Biden urged to address media freedom in Hungary and Poland during Europe visit

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15 Mar

Hungary: Fidesz-captured media regulator blocks latest attempt by Klubrádió to return to airwaves

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5 Feb

MFRR calls for EU action as Hungary’s last independent radio is silenced

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27 Nov

Country factsheet: Hungary

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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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