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If one thing is disconcerting about the illiberal turn in Eastern and Central Europe, it is the early backsliding of democratisation frontrunners there.
The two most venerable English-speaking democracies appear to be following in the footsteps of countries they once sought to inspire.
The EIU finds that since 2006 democracy has deteriorated in central and eastern Europe more there than in any other part of the world.
Hungarian P.M Viktor Orban faces revolt Friday from allied center-right parties in European Parliament group less than three months ahead of May elections.
The sharing of the Rousseau technology marks the most brazen attempt to date to internationalize Europe’s populist movements.
Hungary is a country that’s often referred to in a group of countries in central and Eastern Europe that are seeing authoritarian leaders rise to power.
Hungary is facing “many interconnected human rights challenges,” including backsliding on women’s rights and the systematic detention of asylum-seekers.
Security forces physically ejected Hungarian opposition lawmakers from the headquarters of the Hungarian state broadcaster MTVA in Budapest.
Hungary’s P.M Viktor and his ruling party Fidesz rammed a law through parliament that poses a new threat to the independence of the country’s judiciary.