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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's remarks about a Hungarian law that plans new restrictions on LGBT rights are "shameful" and based on false statements, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday. read more

Published in Hungary

The European Commission will take action against Hungary over planned new restrictions on LGBT rights, the head of the bloc's executive said on Wednesday, saying they violated fundamental EU values.

Published in Hungary

Lawmakers in Hungary approved legislation Tuesday that prohibits sharing with minors any content portraying homosexuality or sex reassignment, something supporters said would help fight pedophilia but which human rights groups denounced as anti-LGBT discrimination.

Published in Hungary

Hungarian MPs on Tuesday adopted a law banning any content portraying or "promoting" homosexuality or sex reassignment to anyone under 18.

Published in Hungary

Hungarian lawmakers will vote on Tuesday on bills banning any content portraying or promoting homosexuality or sex reassignment to anyone under 18.

Published in Hungary

Disciplinary regime introduced by Warsaw infringes on judicial independence, adviser to top EU court states.

Published in Poland

Human rights groups on Wednesday condemned a new Hungarian law that effectively bans adoption for same-sex couples and applies a strict Christian conservative viewpoint to the legal definition of a family.

Published in Hungary

A Hungarian ministerial commissioner has come under fire for an article comparing American-Hungarian billionaire and philanthropist George Soros, a staunch critic of Hungary’s government, to Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.

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