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Brussels should also listen to Hungarian position

Ministry of Justice, May 14, 2020 9:09 AM

The Justice Minister continues to expect Brussels to give the Hungarian government a chance to state its position in the plenary debate about Hungary to be held in the European Parliament.

Legal background of measures taken in relation to the COVID 19 outbreak in EU Member States

Ministry of Justice, May 14, 2020 9:05 AM

The COVID-19 human pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge to the European Union and its Member States. Ordinary solutions and traditional approaches have manifestly proven inadequate.

In the midst of pandemic, the European Parliament wants to pass judgement on Hungary without hearing the Government’s case

Ministry of Justice, May 13, 2020 8:04 AM


In the midst of a pandemic when in Europe people are dying in the thousands and people are losing their jobs in the millions in consequence of the virus, the European Parliament (EP) wants to conduct a debate on the state of the rule of law in Hungary – Justice Minister Judit Varga told Hungarian news agency MTI.

I advise everyone to be brave and to stay true to their own principles

Ministry of Justice, May 11, 2020 3:48 PM

In a long interview given to the newspaper Magyar Nemzet, Justice Minister Judit Varga stressed that everyone should be brave and stay true to their own principles. In her view, in Western Europe sincere words uttered without political restraint have a liberating effect; at the same time, Hungary is looked upon in the European Union with a presumption of guilt.

Authors of campaign against Hungary should apologise

Ministry of Justice, May 10, 2020 6:00 PM

The Justice Minister believes it is time for the authors and organisers of the wide-ranging, coordinated international smear campaign conducted against Hungary in recent weeks and the politicians of Hungarian opposition parties to apologise to the Hungarian people after the Vice President of the European Commission officially recognised yesterday that the coronavirus legislation is not contrary to EU law.

Political attacks against Hungarian government work against strong and unified Europe

Ministry of Justice, May 8, 2020 7:37 PM

The political attacks against the Hungarian Government’s response to the coronavirus work against a strong and unified Europe, Justice Minister Judit Varga stated in an article published on the Brussels news portal Euractive on Friday.

Expired deadline of Szekler National Council’s signature collection should be extended

Ministry of Justice, May 8, 2020 3:38 PM

If the European Commission indeed believes that the opinions of European citizens count, if they indeed regard European Citizens’ Initiatives as an important tool for involving citizens in the European Union’s legislative process, they can pursue no other course of action than extending the deadline for the Szekler National Council’s signature collection that expired on Thursday, the Justice Minister wrote on her Facebook account.

Government helps victims of domestic violence and divorced or separated parents also during state of danger

Ministry of Justice, May 7, 2020 12:00 PM

The government offers safe accommodation to victims of domestic violence also while the current disease control measures are in effect. The new rules facilitate communication for divorced or separated parents with their children, Justice Minister Judit Varga said on Thursday, talking to the Hungarian news agency MTI.

We continue to expect an apology

Ministry of Justice, May 6, 2020 11:05 AM

We continue to expect an apology from those who have levelled unfounded accusations at us and spread malignant fake news about us for weeks, the Justice Minister wrote on her Facebook account on Tuesday.

Time has come for an apology

Ministry of Justice, May 4, 2020 11:21 AM

The time has come for an apology, not only on the part of European politicians, but equally from the Hungarian opposition, Justice Minister Judit Varga said on the Thursday evening programme of the Hungarian public service television news channel M1.