Tag Archive | Viktor Orban

Hungary: PM to call referendum on anti-LGBT education law

Hungary: PM to call referendum on anti-LGBT education law

(Reuters) – Hungary announced plans on Wednesday to call a referendum on child protection issues, to combat pressure from the European Union, over legislation which the bloc says discriminates against LGBT people. Stepping up a battle of cultures with the European Commission, Prime Minister Viktor Orban accused the EU executive of abusing its powers, in […]

Respect LGBT rights or leave EU, Hungary’s Orban told

Respect LGBT rights or leave EU, Hungary’s Orban told

(Reuters) – Respect LGBT rights or leave the European Union, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told Hungary’s premier, as EU leaders confronted Viktor Orban over a law that bans schools from using materials seen as promoting homosexuality. Several EU summit participants spoke of the most intense personal clash among the bloc’s leaders in years on […]

Hungary: EU leaders confront Orban over anti-LGBT law

Hungary: EU leaders confront Orban over anti-LGBT law

(Reuters) – European Union leaders on Thursday confronted their peer, Prime Minister Viktor Orban, over Hungary’s new anti-LGBT law, stressing their commitment to defending gay rights and piling pressure on Budapest to step back. Asked if he would revoke the bill, passed last week to ban the distribution of material in schools deemed to promote […]

OPINION: Viktor Orban on crusade against Hungary’s LGBT+ community

OPINION: Viktor Orban on crusade against Hungary’s LGBT+ community

The Hungarian government continues its crusade against anyone outside [..] a heterosexual marriage who wants children. A newly proposed bill, and amendment to the constitution would make single-parent adoption impossible, while stigmatising trans people and same sex couples raising children. As if a global pandemic wasn’t enough to worry about, the Hungarian right-wing government has taken it […]