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The European Commission has written to five Polish regional councils urging them to abandon declarations that they are "LGBT-free" in order to receive funding, one of the councils affected confirmed on Monday.
(This Aug. 14 story corrects paragraph 4 to say an estimated 8,000 (not 2,000) people joined the march)
- Decree bans sales of affected books close to churches
- PM Orban on collision course with EU, rights groups
- Order spells out implication of new school law
- Referendum on LGBT issues due by early 2022
- PM Orban faces parliamentary election next year
- Nationalist Orban sees "ideological war" with EU
- LGBT issue emerges as key topic in election campaign
Some bookstores in Hungary placed notices at their entrances this week telling customers that they sell “non-traditional content.” The signs went up in response to a new law that prohibits “depicting or promoting” homosexuality and gender transitions in material accessible to children.
Activists in Hungary erected a 10-meter-high (30-foot-high) rainbow-colored heart opposite the country’s neo-Gothic parliament on Thursday, vowing to wage a civil disobedience campaign against a new law that they say discriminates against LGBT people and that has raised questions about what values the European Union stands for.
Hungary has fined the distributor of a children's book about same-sex 'rainbow families' under a law that bans unfair trade practices, a move described by its U.S. author as a "direct attack on freedom of information and the freedom to publish".
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday accused European leaders of acting like “colonialists” in their criticism of a controversial law that’s seen as limiting the rights of LGBT people in that country.
Dutch criticism of Hungary over a new law on LGBT rights reeks of a moral supremacy rooted in a colonial past, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.
Several leading European newspapers have refused to run a paid advertisement signed by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, saying they do not want to give space to a politician they accuse of subverting human rights and press freedom.