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Minister of Justice holds talks in Oslo

Ministry of Justice, April 28, 2017 3:38 PM

Minister of Justice László Trócsányi met with his Norwegian counterpart Minister of Justice and Public Security Per-Willy Amundsen in Olso.

Hungary will seek legal opinion of Venice Commission

Ministry of Justice, April 28, 2017 11:28 AM

The Government of Hungary acknowledges the resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly which initiates the reviewing by the Venice Commission of the law on the amendment of the national higher education legislation and the bill on the transparency of organisations funded from abroad.

Hungary to appeal against decision on case of Bangladeshi immigrants

Ministry of Justice, April 25, 2017 5:55 PM

Hungary will turn to the Grand Chamber on account of the decision adopted by the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Bangladeshi immigrants Ilias and Ahmed versus Hungary, Pál Völner, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Justice Ministry said at the press conference held after the meeting of the Justice Committee of Parliament on 25 April 2017 in Budapest.

Hungarian Justice Minister’s meeting with Thorbjørn Jagland

Ministry of Justice, April 25, 2017 11:58 AM

Minister of Justice László Trócsányi attended the ceremonious swearing in of Hungary’s new judge of the European Court of Human Rights, Péter Paczolay, in Strasbourg.

People have until 20 May to reinforce the Government’s standpoint

Ministry of Justice, April 21, 2017 3:31 PM

“During the course of the National Consultation people have until 20 May to reinforce the standpoint that the Government has developed on illegal immigration”, Parliamentary State Secretary Pál Völner from the Ministry of Justice said at a press conference.

NGO legislation criticised by those who do not see country’s best interests as primary consideration

Ministry of Justice, April 20, 2017 9:59 AM

Those non-governmental organisations criticise the new legislation which do not see the country’s best interests as the primary consideration, the Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice told Hungarian news agency MTI.

We are to face fierce debates

Ministry of Justice, April 11, 2017 2:02 PM

„We are to face fierce debates” at EU level, but we must be able to win them in order to protect Hungary’s sovereignty, the Justice Minister stressed at a migration forum held in Budapest on Tuesday.

Brussels top leaders treat Hungary as miscreant

Ministry of Justice, April 5, 2017 12:40 PM

Brussels leaders trying to play it tough treat Hungary as a miscreant and want to send it off to the "sin bin”, Pál Völner, State Secretary at the Justice Ministry said in response to the article published in the conservative British newspaper The Times on 4 April 2017.

Commemorative plaque unveiled for the victims of the Petržalka forced labour camp

Ministry of Justice, March 31, 2017 2:04 PM

Hungarian Minster of Justice László Trócsányi and his counterparts from Slovakia and Austria, Lucia Zitnanská and Wolfgang Brandstetter unveiled a commemorative plaque to commemorate the Jewish victims of the Pozsonyligetfalu (Petržalka) forced labour camp, at the former site of the camp on Wednesday.

Based on recent Strasbourg rulings, the European Convention on Human Rights needs reforming

Ministry of Justice, March 29, 2017 8:34 AM

According to Minister of State Pál Völner form the Ministry of Justice, the European Convention human Rights needs reforming, but no drastic steps need to be taken because Hungary and several other member states have issues with the decision of the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. Speaking to reporters on 28 March in Budapest, Mr. Völner stressed: We have the right to protect our borders and screen organisations that are involved in the “migrant business”.