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Hungary's PM imposes lockdown, seeks more powers for govt to fight coronavirus

Reuters Friday, 27 March 2020
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced a two-week lockdown on Friday and pressed on with plans to give the government extra powers to fight the coronavirus, despite criticism by rights groups.
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Nationalist gov't says emergency powers necessary in crisis but critics fear open-ended rules are vulnerable to abuse.

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