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Calls for EU to act as NGO deems Hungary no longer a democracy

WorldNews Thursday, 7 May 2020 ()
Calls for EU to act as NGO deems Hungary no longer a democracyHungary is no longer a democracy as a consequence of power grabs by the authoritarian government of prime minister Viktor Orban, an NGO that tracks freedoms has found, triggering calls for urgent action by the European Union to uphold the rule of law. Freedom House, which monitors democracy in 29 countries, said the Hungarian government had “dropped any pretence of respecting democratic institutions” by manipulating the electoral playing field, harassing civil society organisations, and taking over much of...
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