Who will stand up for the rule of law in Hungary?

EU talks have raised further questions around the future of the country's civic freedoms.  

Last week, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán declared a “huge victory”. He hadn’t won an election, but, in a sense, he could claim to have won something equally important: scope to maintain the additional power he’s amassed.

The various EU countries had been in a long debate about financing the coronavirus recovery, and Orbán had gone into the talks threatening to veto a decision that tied loans and grants to democratic values. In the end, the deal reached early on...
source: New Statesman

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