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“A student asked why people in Brussels talk a lot less about indigenous minorities that about illegal immigrants. The comment is justified, and the Hungarian government also views this with outrage and bewilderment,” the State Secretary said
The minister said it was wrong for a European institution to concern itself with Hungary’s “Stop Soros” law aimed at ensuring the security of the Hungarian people rather than with the Hungarians of western Ukraine “whose rights are being seriously breached”
“In our view, the Roma are not a helpless minority living off welfare, that is, the money of other taxpayers ... They are Hungarian citizens for whom we can provide a liveable future and opportunities right here in their homeland," PM Orbán said
The Minority SafePack initiative, launched by the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN), aims to collect at least one million signatures in seven countries before April 3rd to ensure the EU focuses on minorities throughout the bloc
Tamás Menczer said that a statement made by the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and the preliminary report by the Venice Commission has proven that this is not just a Hungarian issue, but a European one
In his blog post entitled, “Hungarian Leader Should Stop Meddling in Ukrainian Politics,” a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Mike Gonzalez, misunderstands why Hungary has become an outspoken critic of the new Ukrainian education law that limits minority rights
In the European Union, we don’t take away the rights of children of historic minorities. Ukraine, by doing so, is taking a detour from its path into the EU and turning its back on European neighbors who stood by them in some of the most difficult times. Ukraine has brought this upon itself, and the consequences of this decision on the education law will be painful.
As a strident critic of this government’s firm stance against illegal immigration, Amnesty International is not interested in a balanced discussion. Their analysis begins with their conclusions then endeavors to find supporting facts.