EU Commission Advances Procedure against Hungary over NGO Law

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The Hungarian government might soon be taken to the European Court of Justice if it does not address outstanding issues around the so-called NGO law. The Hungarian government has 60 days to reply to the concerns the European Commission brought up related to the so-called NGO law. The bill, referred to as the “Stop Soros laws” by the Orbán government, criminalizes people and organizations that support asylum and residence applications. It also further restricts the right to request asylum. Considering the majority of its concerns unresolved, the Commission has decided to send a reasoned opinion to Hungary – the second step in an infringement procedure for breach of EU law. Read more here.

Source: Liberties

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