Report on visit to Hungary
16/12/2014 StrasbourgRead the report “Hungary should better ensure media freedom, combat widespread intolerance and discrimination, and improve the protection of the human rights of migrants” said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, while releasing a report based on the findings of his July visit to Hungary. While welcoming improvements to Hungary’s media legislation introduced...
Letter to the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office
24/07/2014 Strasbourg“The stigmatizing rhetoric used in Hungary against non-governmental organisations (NGOs) active in the field of promoting human rights and democratic values, with politicians questioning the legitimacy of their work, is of great concern to me” said today Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, publishing a letter addressed to the Minister of the Prime Minister’s...
Visit to Hungary
04/07/2014 Strasbourg"The impact of recent changes in the legal framework in Hungary on human rights has attracted considerable international criticism. While some of the issues raised in that context have been addressed, the situation of vulnerable groups in the country remains of serious concern” said today Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, at the end of a four-day visit to...
Hungary should use the Council of Europe’s standards to guarantee freedom of expression and media pluralism
Hungary: Commissioner Hammarberg initiates dialogue and calls on the authorities to ensure freedom of expression and media pluralism
Commissioner Hammarberg continues dialogue with Hungarian Prime Minister to eradicate intolerance and discrimination
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