Prime Minister Viktor Orbán says “immigrant countries” constitute the biggest threat to European values and migrants coming to Europe endanger the freedom of religion, women’s equality and the fight against anti-Semitism
Hungarian government continues fight over resettlement quotas as its revealed there will be no cap on migrant numbers
Previous dialogue concerning the resettlement of a few thousand people on a voluntary and ad hoc basis was discussed, they are now talking about a mandatory and permanent system of distribution with no upper threshold, Csaba Dömötör said
Hungary will continue to have irreconcilable differences with “pro-migration governments” because it will “not give in”
Hungary's foreign minister said the main reason for international disputes is that there are “pro-migration” governments in Europe and the Hungarian government has made it clear that it will not allow illegal migrants to enter Hungary and will focus on security
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has made a number of references to a Soros plan to bring one million “refugees and migrants” into Europe each year. Some are skeptical, but the doubters haven’t familiarized themselves with the facts. The plan is real.
“Hungary is taking determined action against the organisations funded by George Soros, and so is Israel, according to news reports”, according to a statement issued today by the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister.
Hungary opposes EU plans to set up new asylum agency because it would simplify and accelerate migration
Hungary’s southern border seal has fulfilled expectations and the pressure of migration has eased but this situation can change at any moment. Analysts in Germany have estimated that around 6.6 million people are ready to set off for Europe
PM Orbán said that unless a country has border control and “brave border police” there will be “no welfare, security, order or development just uncertainty, fear, chaos, anger and trucks driving into the people"
"European culture, civilization and economy have achieved unprecedented results in the period since the Second World War, and there is every chance of Europe being able to offer its citizens the best and happiest way of life in the world," PM Orbán said
The US State Department recently published its annual human rights report, a relic of the Cold War era. With that familiar “we know better” approach, the chapter on Hungary takes aim at our government’s actions responding to the migration crisis and reflects the previous US administration’s lax policy toward illegal immigration, a policy position on the verge of extinction.
Hungary responds to US report on human rights by stating it agrees with President Trump's stance on illegal immigration
For breaking the rules of political correctness and using the word “ethnic” without a trigger warning, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is under heavy attack from the liberal media. The attacks, however, quote him completely out of context and deliberately misinterpret the meaning.
The Hungarian government expects political conflicts in connection with the second line of defense and Hungary’s new regulations because certain NGOs promote a political agenda at odds with protecting Europe
Yesterday afternoon, Hungarian Minister of Justice Trócsányi and I were invited to defend the Orbán Government’s policy on migration before the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.
As a result of the hard work of Hungarian people, Hungary once again stands before an “economic breakthrough,” said Prime Minister Viktor Orbán addressing the Parliament earlier this week at the opening of the spring session.
A “significant number” of illegal migrants could arrive in Hungary in 2017. The government will increase the budget of the interior ministry by 38 billion HUF (123.5m euros) to facilitate the construction of the second barrier
Amnesty International has just released its annual report called “The State of the World’s Human Rights.” This once-lauded international human rights organization was founded in 1961 as an advocate for the prisoner of conscience, those “imprisoned, tortured or executed because [of their] opinions or religion.” Amnesty is a far cry from that today.
Ministers from Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia and Hungary, as well as officials of the Central European Defense Cooperation, attended the talks
Hungarian government to place new bill before Parliament to reintroduce restrictions on the freedom of movement
János Lázár, the minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office, said that Hungary’s Strategic Cabinet has come to a decision on the amendment of the four acts required to reintroduce restrictions on the freedom of movement of migrants and the bill will soon be put before Parliament
Hungary's position of protecting the EU's borders and restoring law and order accepted by EU leaders
“Although the Hungarian government doesn’t like the border security fence”, it has proven to be effective, because it is capable of stopping, or at least slowing illegal immigration, Hungary's government spokesperson said
Hungarian police force achieves its goal of protecting people despite illegal migration and threat of terrorism
192 attempts to illegally cross the border were registered on Friday, of which 159 were prevented and 33 migrants were accompanied back across the border. On Saturday, 178 people tried to enter Hungary illegally
“Nowhere do human rights prescribe national suicide,” said Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán recently at the swearing-in ceremony of the civilian border patrol. It’s short but simple, and it sums up Hungary’s approach towards illegal migration: we will put the citizens’ right to security before the rights of illegal migrants until there status is legalized.
We have seen a fundamental shift in global politics in recent months. Positions and policies are moving in a different direction, changing in response to public outcry and voter dissatisfaction. The old guard are being taken to task.
The Hungarian government did not construct a fence on the border out of EU monies “and especially not with Italian money”; we financed the fence from the budget, or “to make it more understandable for Matteo Renzi”, the people of Hungary are spending their own money on protecting the EU border, Hungary's foreign minister said
“In 2015, a migratory wave of unforeseen proportions reached the borders of Europe,” according to the text presenting the proposed amendments to the Fundamental Law of Hungary. “One and a half million people crossed Schengen borders illegally. The cultural and economic integration of the masses of newcomers has made Europe face an unsolvable task, and uncontrolled border-crossings have significantly increased the danger of terror.
Europol said migrant trafficking generated estimated revenue of more than 5 billion euros in 2015. More than 12,000 new migrant-smuggling suspects have also been identified since the start of the year
Péter Szijjártó, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade for Hungary, says his Luxembourg counterpart had "long left the ranks of politicians who could be taken seriously" and was "patronising, arrogant and frustrated"
With the national referendum slated for October 2nd, Hungary is the only country in the European Union that is giving citizens the opportunity to vote on one of the most significant issues of the day: the mass migration challenging the stability of Europe and, specifically, the EU’s attempt to impose compulsory resettlement of migrants.