Viktor Orban’s Hungary no longer a democracy, Freedom House says

World May 6, 2020

Viktor Orban’s Hungary no longer a democracy, Freedom House says

Hungary should no longer be considered a democracy after an unprecedented consolidation of power by the European Union member’s leader, according to an annual survey of countries that once lay behind the Iron Curtain. Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s dismantling of checks and balances over the ...

Populists win in Poland polls raises fears of new EU tensions

World / Politics Oct 15, 2019

Populists win in Poland polls raises fears of new EU tensions

Poland's governing right-wing populist party won a weekend election, full official results showed on Monday, retaining a parliamentary majority that could allow it to pursue a judicial reform agenda that has put it at loggerheads with the EU. The triumph by the Law and Justice ...