- 27 Sep 2021 3:39 PM
The Venice Commission has said amendments to Hungary’s child protection law were “incompatible” with international human rights norms. In a statement on Monday, the Strasbourg body said it was regrettable that the law which came into force in June had been passed hastily and without prior consultation with civil society, the opposition or other stakeholders.
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó was interviewed by CNN’s Richard Quest about the controversial “Pedophilia Law,” the upcoming elections, and the European Union.
A pro-government commentator agrees with the government that LGBT organizations should not be involved in the sexual education of minors.
Pro-government commentators portray Hungary as a defender of traditional European values. Their liberal counterpart, on the other hand, accuses the Hungarian governing party of building disturbing strategic partnerships within and beyond the EU.