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HCLU Litigates Hungarian Service Providers to Terminate Data Retention

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) starts litigation against two major service providers in an attempt to force the Hungarian Constitutional Court (CC) to repeal an unlawful act.

Governmental attacks against Hungarian NGOs discussed at OSCE human rights meeting

Hungarian NGOs and international organisations voiced concerns about the Hungarian government’s fierce crackdown on NGOs at the international human rights event of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Warsaw.

[Public hearing] Hungary: the situation of democracy, rule of law and fundamental rights

The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) held a hearing on the situation of Hungary during the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Representatives of civil society, press and experts have been invited to speak about developments in Hungary, notably the crackdown on NGOs supporting democracy and civil rights.

ECtHR’s Judgment is Final: Hungarian Church Act Violates Freedom of Religion

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.

The EU Cannot Remain Silent About the Putinization of Hungary Any Longer

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) condemns today’s police raids against Hungarian NGOs as politically motivated actions that elevate the illiberal Orban government’s attack against civil society to a new, unprecedented level.

HCLU Asks UN to Address Civil Society Freedom in Hungary

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union has approached the authors of the UN report on the freedom of association and the situation of legal defense agencies regarding the Hungarian government's control of civil society, which breaches both national and international law. In its letter, HCLU asks the addressees to use all available means in order to stop the violation of Hungarian civil organizations' rights.