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#Viktor Orban

# viktor-orban - Sunday 8 May, 2022

EU member states continue to negotiate details of Russia oil embargo
# Brussels
# Brussels

EU member states continue to negotiate details of Russia oil embargo

May 8th 2022, 2:38 PM 12,088 Views 29 Comments

Several member states, most vocally Hungary, have demanded exemptions from the ban.

# viktor-orban - Friday 6 May, 2022

Ukraine forces accuse Russia of firing during evacuation of Mariupol steel plant
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Ukraine forces accuse Russia of firing during evacuation of Mariupol steel plant

Updated May 6th 2022, 2:42 PM 19,422 Views 30 Comments

Ukrainian fighters say “assault operations” continued despite a ceasefire.

# viktor-orban - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

EU launches procedure to strip Hungary of funding over democratic standards concerns
# EU Funding
# EU Funding

EU launches procedure to strip Hungary of funding over democratic standards concerns

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 6:33 PM 36,751 Views 48 Comments

It comes just two days after Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won re-election with a massive majority.

# viktor-orban - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack
# Hungary
# Hungary

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack

Sep 19th 2021, 11:25 AM 16,184 Views 28 Comments

Voting in the primary elections to find a candidate to challenge Orban was suspended on Saturday.

# viktor-orban - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban
# Hungary
# Hungary

Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban

Sep 18th 2021, 8:23 AM 11,143 Views 15 Comments

A six party alliance will take on Viktor Orban’s Fidesz Party today.

# viktor-orban - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Budapest Pride: Thousands march for LGBTQ rights amid growing hostility
# Hungary
# Hungary

Budapest Pride: Thousands march for LGBTQ rights amid growing hostility

Jul 24th 2021, 6:59 PM 21,493 Views 43 Comments

Prime Minister Victor Orban’s critics have accused him of conflating paedophilia with homosexuality.

# viktor-orban - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law

Jul 21st 2021, 8:26 PM 18,406 Views 53 Comments

It comes as the government is under fire over findings it used malware to spy on opposition figures.

# viktor-orban - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens
# Hungary
# Hungary

EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens

Jul 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 13,307 Views 116 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen has warned that the EU would use “all powers available” to force Hungary to repeal or modify the law.

# viktor-orban - Friday 9 July, 2021

Hungarian government writes to Ireland and EU ministers over criticism of anti-LGBT law
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungarian government writes to Ireland and EU ministers over criticism of anti-LGBT law

Jul 9th 2021, 4:02 PM 53,645 Views 116 Comments

Leaders from 17 EU countries condemned the Hungarian law last month.

# viktor-orban - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit
# Values
# Values

Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit

Updated Jun 24th 2021, 4:51 PM 40,470 Views 139 Comments

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that Hungary should not be in EU because of the new law.

# viktor-orban - Monday 21 June, 2021

Hungary says Munich plans to light stadium in rainbow colour is 'dangerous'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Hungary says Munich plans to light stadium in rainbow colour is 'dangerous'

Jun 21st 2021, 11:47 PM 10,721 Views 10 Comments

Viktor Orban’s right-wing Hungarian government last week passed a law banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality to minors.

# viktor-orban - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Hungarian prime minister 'agrees' with fans booing Irish footballers taking a knee
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Hungarian prime minister 'agrees' with fans booing Irish footballers taking a knee

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:00 PM 48,032 Views 78 Comments

‘If you are a guest in a country, then understand its culture, and don’t provoke the locals or the host.’

# viktor-orban - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Hungarian parliament votes to redefine meaning of 'family' - which bars same-sex couples from adopting
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungarian parliament votes to redefine meaning of 'family' - which bars same-sex couples from adopting

Dec 15th 2020, 10:54 PM 29,294 Views 85 Comments

Bans on changing your gender, or teaching third-level gender-studies courses are place in Hungary.

# viktor-orban - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Explainer: What is happening with Hungary's new Covid-19 laws and why are they so controversial?
# Rule By Decree
# Rule By Decree

Explainer: What is happening with Hungary's new Covid-19 laws and why are they so controversial?

Mar 31st 2020, 2:34 PM 75,693 Views 76 Comments

A contentious bill was passed by the Hungarian parliament last night.

# viktor-orban - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Eastern European leaders back EU expansion to include Balkan states
# New Members
# New Members

Eastern European leaders back EU expansion to include Balkan states

Sep 12th 2019, 9:40 PM 38,195 Views 81 Comments

The states were meeting in Prague.

# viktor-orban - Monday 11 February, 2019

Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption
# Promises
# Promises

Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption

Feb 11th 2019, 10:42 AM 41,497 Views 103 Comments

Viktor Orban announced that and other measures during his “state of the nation” address.

# viktor-orban - Monday 17 December, 2018

Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests
# Budapest
# Budapest

Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests

Dec 17th 2018, 9:30 PM 15,222 Views 52 Comments

Several thousand demonstrators gathered to protest a controversial new labour law.

# viktor-orban - Monday 9 April, 2018

Hungary's right-wing prime minister claims victory in election
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungary's right-wing prime minister claims victory in election

Apr 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 10,579 Views 100 Comments

Viktor Orban has been outspoken on mass immigration.

# viktor-orban - Sunday 8 April, 2018

A fiery anti-immigration and nationalist platform has Hungary's PM cruising for a third term
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

A fiery anti-immigration and nationalist platform has Hungary's PM cruising for a third term

Apr 8th 2018, 1:51 PM 10,968 Views 115 Comments

Viktor Orban has long clashed with Brussels over his policies.

# viktor-orban - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Taoiseach criticised for visiting 'undemocratic' Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Taoiseach criticised for visiting 'undemocratic' Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán

Jan 4th 2018, 9:20 AM 12,531 Views 76 Comments

Leo Varadkar will meet Orbán in Budapest later today.

# viktor-orban - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'
# Not My Problem
# Not My Problem

Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:40 PM 36,414 Views 185 Comments

Meanwhile, a Ukip candidate reportedly tweeted that a young Syrian boy died because his family was “greedy for the good life in Europe”.

# viktor-orban - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Yep, this is definitely the most awkward handshake you'll see today
# Shake It Off
From The Daily Edge
# Shake It Off

Yep, this is definitely the most awkward handshake you'll see today

Feb 10th 2015, 7:43 PM 5,788 Views 1 Comment

Ground. Please swallow us up. All of us.

# viktor-orban - Monday 11 March, 2013

Hungary: Constitutional changes limit powers of top court and president
# Hungary
# Hungary

Hungary: Constitutional changes limit powers of top court and president

Mar 11th 2013, 7:01 PM 4,096 Views 4 Comments

The fourth change to the country’s constitution since Viktor Orban took power three years ago will also define family as ‘marriage between man and woman’.

# viktor-orban - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Busy man: Taoiseach in Budapest, Vienna and Berlin today
# On The Move
# On The Move

Busy man: Taoiseach in Budapest, Vienna and Berlin today

Nov 8th 2012, 7:11 AM 4,695 Views 52 Comments

Enda Kenny meets with two heads of government and picks up his ‘European of the Year’ award today.

# viktor-orban - Thursday 11 October, 2012

We won't 'give in to the IMF,' say Hungarian government ads
# Anti-IMF
# Anti-IMF

We won't 'give in to the IMF,' say Hungarian government ads

Oct 11th 2012, 1:41 PM 6,422 Views 41 Comments

The Hungarian government has attacked the IMF with a defiant newspaper advertising campaign.

# viktor-orban - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Hungary asks EU to explain legal threats over new constitution
# Hungary
# Hungary

Hungary asks EU to explain legal threats over new constitution

Jan 12th 2012, 3:58 PM 2,518 Views 1 Comment

While it continues preliminary talks on an EU-IMF bailout, the EU has also threatened legal action over Hungary’s new laws.

# viktor-orban - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Watch: thousands take to the streets to protest against Hungarian government
# Hungary
# Hungary

Watch: thousands take to the streets to protest against Hungarian government

Jan 3rd 2012, 9:42 AM 1,242 Views 12 Comments

Opposition groups claim that the governing Fidesz party have passed laws which will erode democracy.