Shortly after the Hungarian law restricting LGBTQ+ content in media and education drew major international flak, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced a referendum to defend it. At first glance, the questions seem a bit nonsensical, but a deeper inspection reveals that there is a certain rationale at work here. Analysis.
The Hungarian Government released the first detailed implementation decree to the recent anti-LGBTQ+ “Child Protection Act” which sparked major political controversy in Europe.
Sándor Pintér, the Minister of Interior Affairs said that Hungary does not engage in unlawful secret surveillance. To precisely understand what that means, it is worth knowing how it works when it’s lawful.
In recent times, the Hungarian governing party has been increasingly inciting anti-LGBTQ sentiments both in communication and in legislation – could sexual minorities be Fidesz's new bogeymen at the 2022 general elections?
The heads of the Hungarian and Polish governments held a meeting in Budapest on Thursday afternoon where they made it clear: they find linking EU funds to rule of law criteria unacceptable and they stand by the veto announced earlier.
Late on Tuesday night, the emergency decree on the toughest restrictions against COVID-19 Hungary has ever seen finally came out 90 minutes before it entered into effect. Here are the details (with some surprises) and a summary of what went down while Hungary waited.
A special legal order is in effect in Hungary once again since Wednesday. We will only see what this will bring in practice in the following weeks, but for now, Telex is here to explain everything you need to know about the so-called "state of danger."