Founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros as a bastion of liberal thought, Budapest’s Central European University has become one of the most prestigious in the region. A new law threatens its existence.
It's the most visible step by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government against "gender madness," but it's also part of a broader ideological offensive — one that takes aim at moderates in the ruling Fidesz party, too.
A new law banning homelessness has taken effect in Hungary. The government argues the measure will save lives. Critics, meanwhile, call it barbarous and a criminalization of poverty.
The Hungarian government of Viktor Orban imposed a 25 percent tax on activities assisting immigration. Billionaire George Soros had already transferred administration from Hungary to Berlin ahead of tougher laws.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has condemned the European Union's effort to censure his government. The move is part of a broader strategy to push back against criticism of his hard-line anti-immigration policies.
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