News in Brief

Justice Minister discusses cooperation with three NGOs

The minister met with Nóra Király from the young family association Ficsak, from the green group she met Zöld Követ Egyesület and from the women’s rights association, Mindennapok Női Szemmel.

Jan 13, 2021
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PM Orbán urges EU talks on NGO transparency

The prime minister said the transparency of “EU-funded, politically engaged NGOs which attack their own governments in an unacceptable manner” should be discussed at a later date.

Jul 22, 2020

NGOs in Transit: Dropping the objective façade

Freedom House has just released its latest edition of Nations in Transit, its annual ranking of countries in former communist eastern Europe and Eurasia. They call it a “comprehensive, comparative, and multidimensional” study that provides “in-depth” data. The title of this year’s edition: Dropping the Democratic Façade.

May 6, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács

You have the right to know: your taxpayer money will flow to the coffers of pro-migration NGOs

In an essay published yesterday on the official Élysée website, President Macron calls “For European Renewal with a program based on freedom, protection and progress. “We should ban,” the president writes, “the funding of European political parties by foreign powers.” We need to protect our democracies against foreign powers seeking to manipulate them.

Mar 5, 2019 - Zoltán Kovács

Hungarian NGO activists lobby MPs in the Dutch Parliament to put more pressure on Hungary

Earlier this week, NRC Handelsblad in the Netherlands published an interview with Márta Pardavi, president of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, under the title, “I understand if the Dutch are wondering why they give money to Hungary.” Just to be sure the readers know who Pardavi is, the Dutch paper points out that she was one of 28 on POLITICO Europe’s “Shaking, Shaping and Stirring Europe” list and leads an NGO that “provides legal assistance to asylum seekers.”

Feb 15, 2019

It’s official: the EP is in the hands of the pro-migration clique

Today will go down as a dark day in the history of the European Union. The pro-migration forces have asserted a majority in the European Parliament. They’re blackmailing Hungary and other member states that oppose immigration and are handing out EU taxpayers’ money to NGOs to promote and assist immigration.

Jan 17, 2019 - Zoltán Kovács