The Hungarian government has filled the Constitutional Court with loyal judges to create a judicial rubber stamp for government interests, according to a study by Hungarian NGOs of recent Constitutional Court decisions.

With 91 NGO worldwide, HCLU called on the UN Human Rights Council in a joint statement to establish a new mandate of a Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy.

The new Civil Code of Hungary entered into force in March 2014. Unfortunately, the authors of the law decided to sustain the traditional approach to legal capacity which preferred plenary and partial guardianship.

Five NGOs, including the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, have addressed an open letter to Hungary's president after the draft law on the maintenance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant was passed by the Parliament.

According to a new report published by the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union's Drugreporter on Monday, organizations backed by the Church of Scientology are infiltrating Hungarian schools to increase the Church’s social influence.

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The fight against drugs is a popular cause and an easy way to manipulate people. The Church of Scientology has created several organizations claiming to rehabilitate

The new Civil Code of Hungary entered into force in March 2014. Unfortunately, the authors of the law decided to sustain the traditional approach to legal capacity which preferred plenary and partial guardianship.

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This guardianship regime has been criticised by disabled persons' organisations worldwide because it restricts the right to self-determination of those living with

Three Hungarian NGOs are seeking answers from the state health authority after it decided against granting over-the-counter access to a morning-after pill out of concern for women's health.

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The Hungarian Women's Lobby, PATENT Association and the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union have sent an open letter to the State Secretariat for Healthcare, questioning

Three Hungarian NGOs are seeking answers from the state health authority after it decided against granting over-the-counter access to a morning-after pill out of concern for women's health.

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The Hungarian Women's Lobby, PATENT Association and the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union have sent an open letter to the State Secretariat for Healthcare, questioning

There are more and more HIV and AIDS cases and most in Hungarian society have great prejudice against HIV patients, and even health professionals show obvious signs of this. Hungary has had no AIDS strategy for 3 years.

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Prejudice is the most serious problem

Although it is good news that HIV patients live a better life thanks to available therapy, they still

Civils say law to classify data of the Paks nuclear power plant expansion as confidential for 30 years is unconstitutional. 

 

 

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To Mr. János Áder

President

 

The UN Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution on The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age that will lead to the selection of an independent expert on privacy. With 91 NGO worldwide, HCLU called on the UN Human Rights Council in a joint statement to establish a new mandate of a Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy.

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The new special rapporteur has a broad mandate to cover all aspects of privacy and will be able to take on these concerns through a variety of means, including:

On Tuesday, November 18th, a representative of the ACLU, CCLA, CELS, EIPR, HCLU, KHRC, LRC and Liberty, who are part of the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO), made a presentation at a public hearing on the right to protest organized by Brazil’s Federal Attorney General’s Office and Sao Paulo State’s prosecutors’ office. The purpose of the hearing was to exchange data, information, criticism and proposals related to exercising that right.

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During the hearing we put forth four principles:
1. The legitimacy of the right to protest

On Tuesday, November 18th, a representative of the ACLU, CCLA, CELS, EIPR, HCLU, KHRC, LRC and Liberty, who are part of the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO), made a presentation at a public hearing on the right to protest organized by Brazil’s Federal Attorney General’s Office and Sao Paulo State’s prosecutors’ office. The purpose of the hearing was to exchange data, information, criticism and proposals related to exercising that right.

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During the hearing we put forth four principles:
1. The legitimacy of the right to protest

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union has commemorated last week's tragedy in Paris in two articles.

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The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has rejected the referral request of the Hungarian government, making the Court's original ruling against the government final.

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Many lawfully existing and operating churches in Hungary, including nine represented by the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU),

The Hungarian government has filled the Constitutional Court with loyal judges to create a judicial rubber stamp for government interests, according to a study by Hungarian NGOs of recent Constitutional Court decisions.

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The Hungarian Constitutional Court has been packed with judges supportive of the governing majority’s agenda. Through appointing new judges, amending rules and

Why does Hungary's Guardianship Authority remove children from a family that intends to take care of them? The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union has followed up on one outrageous case.

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A child is born in mid-November 2013 so quickly that his 17-year-old mother feels almost no pain and the ambulance arrives fifteen minutes late. When the ambulance