The World from Berlin 'Democratic Deficiencies' Abound in Hungary

The Hungarian Constitutional Court may have struck down parts of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's controversial media law, but with a new constitution set to take effect on the first of the year, it is a hollow victory. German commentators say the decision was the "last twitch" of the rule of law there.
Hungarian Prime Minister Orban's Fidesz party is strengthening its control over the country.

Hungarian Prime Minister Orban's Fidesz party is strengthening its control over the country.

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-- Charles Hawley