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Draft Security Law Targets Civil Society and Journalists in Hungary

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, center, delivers his address on the opening day of the parliament's autumn session in Budapest, Hungary, September 25, 2023. © 2023 Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP In a fresh attempt to silence critical voices, Hungary’s government has submitted a “defence of sovereignty” bill to parliament that will give a government controlled body broad powers to target civil society and independent media. The bill purportedly aims to prevent the influence of foreign interests that threaten Hungary’s sovereignty or national security. But the bill’s…

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