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Posted inCentral Europe & Baltics, Regions

HUNGARY: Parliament Backs Law To Punish Extremist Rhetoric

Hungary’s legislators, confronted with the dilemma of whether to permit full freedom or punish hate-mongering, have passed a law to restrain racist rhetoric by ZSOFIA SZILAGYI HUNGARIAN AUTHORIties now have greater powers to arrest and prosecute extremists who publicly advocate racism, after parliament’s passage on 12 March of an amendment to the penal code. The […]