Archive collection - Official international statements and documents

: Draft opinion on the Fourth Amendment to the Fundamental Law of Hungary

: Draft report on the situation of fundamental rights: standards and practices in Hungary

: Hungary: Legislative changes threaten democracy and human rights

: Request for the opening of a monitoring procedure in respect of Hungary: Opinion

: Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 2011: Hungary

: Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 2012: Hungary

: Debate of Wednesday, 17 April 2013, about Hungary and the Rule of Law (transcript)

: Hungary and the Rule of Law - Statement of the European Commission in the Plenary Debate of the European Parliament

: U.S. Helsinki Commission Hearing "The Trajectory of Democracy: Why Hungary Matters": Testimony by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Brent Hartley

: Speech: Safeguarding media freedom and pluralism

: Opinion on the New Constitution of Hungary, Adopted by the Venice Commission at its 87th Plenary Session

: Full text of the press statement delivered by the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Mr. Frank La Rue, after the conclusion of his visit to Hungary

: Hungary / Freedom of expression: UN expert still concerned despite moves on controversial media legislation

: Working Document 3 on the situation of Fundamental Rights: standards and practices in Hungary (pursuant to the EP resolution of 16 February 2012) - Media legislation

: Expertise by Council of Europe experts on Hungarian media legislation: Act CIV of 2010 on the Freedom of the Press and the Fundamental Rules on Media Content and Act CLXXXV of 2010 on Media Services and Mass Media

: A free and pluralistic media to sustain European democracy

: Despite adjustments, Hungary's media law continues to violate OSCE commitments, says OSCE representative on freedom of the media

: Analysis of the Hungarian media legislation

: Hungarian media law further endangers media freedom, says OSCE media freedom representative

: Analysis and assessment of a package of Hungarian legislation and draft legislation on media and telecommunications

: Hungarian media legislation severely contradicts international standards of media freedom, says OSCE media freedom representative

: OSCE media freedom representative calls on Hungarian Government to halt media legislation package, start public consultations

: European Parliament resolution of 16 February 2012 on the recent political developments in Hungary

: Hungarian media law sparks controversy at the European Parliament (press release)

: Statement on Media Freedom in Hungary

: Letter from Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, to József Szájer, Member of the European Parliament with the Fidesz party

: Latest developments on media freedom in Hungary

: Letter from Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, to Tibor Navracsics, Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary, of 23 December 2010

: The Hungarian Media Environment - Speech to the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee

: Letter from Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, to Tibor Navracsics, Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary, of 17 January 2012

: Defending media pluralism in Hungary

: Commission Vice-President Kroes welcomes amendments to Hungarian Media Law

: Letter from Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, to Tibor Navracsics, Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary, of 21 January 2011

: State of play of Commission's examination of Hungarian Media Law - Speech to Extraordinary meeting of the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee

: Debate of Wednesday, 16 February 2011, on media law in Hungary (transcript)

: Opinion of the Commissioner for Human Rights on Hungary’s media legislation in light of Council of Europe standards on freedom of the media

: European Parliament resolution of 10 March 2011 on media law in Hungary