Posts Tagged ‘Viktor Orban’

Hungarian President Novak resigns over sex abuse case pardon

Thursday, February 15th, 2024
Hungarian President Katalin Novak

Hungarian President Katalin Novak has stepped down amidst escalating pressure following her controversial decision to pardon a man convicted of concealing sexual abuse in a children’s home. Novak’s resignation, announced on Saturday, follows public outcry and calls for accountability from opposition figures. Novak, known as a staunch ally of conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban, faced Read more

Hungary passes law barring pornography, pro-LGBT content for minors

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Hungary’s parliament has passed a sex crimes law that includes elements aiming to protect children, barring providing pornography and content that promotes gender reassignment and homosexuality to anyone under age 18. Backers of the law emphasized the need to protect children and to support parents, though the move has drawn criticism from the Hungarian opposition Read more

Immigration threatens Christianity

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, says immigration threatens Christianity. At the start of his European Parliamentary elections campaign, Orban has made it clear he thinks an influx of foreigners has put national traditions including religion in jeopardy. He says allowing more immigrants into the country has led to the “virus of (Islamic) terrorism”. Those who Read more