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Increasing radicalism must be curbed

Ministry of Justice, August 24, 2016 9:48 PM

A joint declaration adopted by the ministers of justice of the EU in Bratislava on 23 August 2016 includes the following statement: “The Member States of the European Union are ready to do everything possible in the future to suppress growing radicalism and extremism”.

Stalinism and the Gulag system was one of the most tragic periods of history

Ministry of Justice, August 23, 2016 4:38 PM

Stalinism and the Gulag-system was not only one of the worst periods of the twentieth century, but also of mankind’s history, a disgrace, a scar on the face of Europe and the world. We have to respond to it saying never, ever again!, the Minister of Justice declared at the eve of the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism in Budapest at the commemoration held at the Monument to the Victims of the Gulag.

We need a constructive debate on the long term management of migration

Ministry of Justice, August 23, 2016 8:36 AM

“Hungary deems it important to establish a constructive debate on the long term management of migration”, the Hungarian Minister of Justice said on Friday in Lendva, Slovenia, after a meeting with his Slovenian counterpart.

The Hungary of Saint Stephen is the Hungary of small communities

Ministry of Justice, August 22, 2016 6:14 PM

At the opening ceremony of Petőfiszállás local council’s 17th Days at Szállás event in Bács-Kiskun County on Saturday, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said that the Hungary of Saint Stephen is the Hungary of small communities. He added that “We would like the European Union to bring about not only the Europe of institutions, but also the Europe of communities.”

Hungary may be protected from EU relocation quotas by law

Ministry of Justice, August 9, 2016 9:12 AM

Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry of Justice Pál Völner said in an interview appearing in the latest edition of Hungarian daily Magyar Idők on Monday 8 August 2016 that if the referendum on relocation quotas is valid, and “no” votes win, the law will prevent the European Union from forcing Hungary to admit persons that the country does not want to accept. “The act will be effective for at least three years”, he explained.

The Hungarians will have an opportunity to stop Brussels

Ministry of Justice, July 7, 2016 8:54 AM

“Based on the decision of President of the Republic János Áder, it is now certain that the people of Hungary will have an opportunity to stop Brussels”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in reaction to the date for the referendum on the compulsory resettlement quota having been set. “Hungary has not transferred any kind of sphere of competence to Brussels based on which compulsory resettlement might be possible”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi declared.

The Ministers of Justice of Hungary and Israel consult on combating hate speech and terrorism

Ministry of Justice, June 8, 2016 5:40 PM

In the Hungarian Parliament, following bilateral negotiations in Budapest on 6 June 2016, Hungarian and Israeli Ministers of Justice László Trócsányi and Ayelet Shaked talked to journalists about the importance of combating hate speech and terrorism.

Hungary is committed to combating hate speech

Ministry of Justice, June 7, 2016 4:48 PM

The government of Hunagry is committed to the freedom of expression and consistently takes actions against hate speech, stressed Minister of Justice László Trócsányi in Budapest, on 06 June 2016 at a Hungarian-Israeli conference entitled Internet Usage and Responsibility.

We must protect our shared values

Ministry of Justice, May 31, 2016 6:34 PM

At the 21st Meeting of the Komárom-Esztergom County Nationality Folklore Ensembles on 28 May, Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice Pál Völner said that we often hear voices from Brussels and the United States calling upon us to give up our culture – or nowadays even to admit masses of people who do not accept our values.

We have to take a stand for the independence of Hungary

Ministry of Justice, May 19, 2016 3:35 PM

In an interview published on 18 May in the weekly magazine Demokrata, State Secretary at the Hungarian Ministry of Justice Pál Völner said that Hungary must take a stand for its independence, because if it gives in it may lose its sovereignty within 15 years.