Zaun gegen Soros´ Horden: Ungarn vollendet Eisernen Vorhang zu Serbien

„Der zweite Zaun ist fertig!“ verkündete Staatssekretär Károly Kontrát an der Grenzstation Röszke mit einer Verve als hätte er gerade ein Fass Bier angestochen. „Der Schutz unserer Grenze ist nun stärker als je zuvor“ freute sich der Fidesz-Politiker und „eröffnete“ den von 600 Zwangsarbeitern gebauten Zaun, der ja vor allem verschließen soll, auf den vollen 155 Kilometern der ungarisch-serbischen Grenze.

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Fakten gegen Fake News: EU-Kommission kontert Orbán

Seit Jahren jubelt Orbán seinem Volk ungeniert Lügen über die EU unter. Gerade aktuell und konzentriert im Rahmen der „Nationalen Konsultation: Stoppen wir Brüssel!“. Sich an „Brüsseler Bürokraten“ abzuputzen, ist eine beliebte und funktionierende Taktik vieler  unfähiger Politversager in Wahlpositionen. Doch die EU-Kommission hatte diesmal  genug davon und haute Orbán eine Gegendarstellung unter dem Titel „Fakten zählen“ um die Ohren, die sich gewaschen hat.

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Deutschland verlangt von Ungarn Garantien für Flüchtlinge

Die ungarische Regierung verschärft die Gesetze in der Flüchtlingskrise – und die Bundesregierung ist alarmiert. Können Asylsuchende noch nach Ungarn zurückgeschickt werden? Offenbar hat das Bundesinnenministerium (BMI) Zweifel, ob die ungarischen Behörden die EU-Regeln zur Unterbringung von Flüchtlingen und die EU-Standards für die Asylverfahren noch erfüllen. Laut einem Erlass des BMI vom 6. April schickt das Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge (BAMF) Schutzsuchende für ein EU-Asylverfahren nur noch in das östliche EU-Land zurück, sofern dortige Behörden dem BAMF die EU-Standards in jedem Einzelfall vorab garantieren.

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UNHCR urges suspension of transfers of asylum-seekers to Hungary under Dublin

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today called for a temporary suspension of all transfers of asylum-seekers to Hungary from other European States under the Dublin Regulation. The Dublin regulation is an EU instrument that determines which European State is responsible for examining an asylum seeker’s application. “The situation for asylum-seekers in Hungary, which was already of deep concern to UNHCR, has only gotten worse since the new law introducing mandatory detention for asylum-seekers came into effect,” said Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

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TIMELINE OF GOVERNMENTAL ATTACKS AGAINST HUNGARIAN CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS

Since the elections in 2010, the current governing party has systematically undermined the rule of law inHungary,
seriously disrupting the system of checks and balances. The adoption of the new constitution without the consent of the opposition and the widely criticized media regulation were followed by legislative steps weakeningindependent institutions (e.g. the Constitutional Court, the judiciary and the Ombudsman system) and violatinghuman rights (e.g. the right to fair trial) in mass numbers. These legislative steps were accompanied by the earlyremoval of leaders of independent institutions and the “court-packing” of the Constitutional Court. As shown bythe international criticism e.g. on behalf of the European Union and the Council of Europe, several rules adoptedby the governing majority were not in compliance with democratic values and international standards. The series ofgovernmental attacks against Hungarian NGOs, which organizations operate by their nature as checks and critics ofthe state power and fight for reinforcing the rule of law and ensuring the protection of human rights, is another step in the process aimed at establishing an “illiberal state”.
These attacks included condemning public statements by high-ranking state officials (including the Prime Minister)
alleging that some NGOs are closely linked to political parties and/or serve “foreign interests”; an illegitimate state
audit by the Government Control Office into the use of the EEA/Norway Grants NGO Fund; criminalprocedures launched against members of the consortium of NGOs distributing the EEA/Norway Grants NGOFund; a police raid of their offices (later found unlawful by the investigationjudge); and the suspension of their taxnumbers. Even though the official proceedings launched as part of the governmental attacks against the Hungarianconsortium of NGOs distributing the EEA/Norway Grants NGO Fund and organizations supported by the NGO Fundceased or were terminated (without any criminal charges brought) by the beginning of 2016, critical and threatening statements from the government and the governing parties against human rights and watchdog NGOs
continued, primarily targeting NGOs supported by the Open Society Foundations.
On 7 April 2017, a Bill on NGOs was submitted to the Parliament,prescribing, among others, organizations receiving foreign funds toregister themselves, and to label themselves as such on their website and in theirpublications.