Hungary’s Clampdown on Migrants and Migrant Rights Defenders and the Anti-Soros Legislation Package

In 2018, Hungary enforced a legislation package, called Anti-Soros, which included several pieces of legislation restricting the rights of asylum seekers and criminalizing the human rights work of migrant rights defenders. On November 16, 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) found that Hungary failed to fulfill its obligations as stipulated by the asylum procedures and reception. In this regard, it confirmed that the package violated EU law.

In this conversation, our author, Idil, and journalist, Cristina attempt to break this issue down. 

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