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Constitutionality

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2017-06-06

Videos: The People In and Outside the Parliament

EKINT's conference on representative democracy took place on 9 May 2017. Videos of the panel discussions (in Hungarian) are available here.

2017-05-17

Enforced and chosen freedom

Article 7 and beyond

2017-05-17

Summary of the conference on representative democracy

Summary aired at Klubradio about EKINT's conference on representative democracy.

2017-04-24

What kind of an election? It should be more proportional, free and fair!

EKINT's reaction to Márton Gulyás' demand for a more proportional system.

2017-03-30

The process of capturing the Constitutional Court

EKINT's analysis on the situation of the Constitutional Court in Hungary for the DRI.

2017-03-29

Photos: Let There Be Republic! - March 2017

Photos of the Let There Be Republic! cultural and political festival held at Gödör Klub on 18 March 2017.

2017-03-28

Is the European human rights system a matter of coming and going?

The only country that has ever withdrawn from the European Convention on Human Rights was a military dictatorship.

2017-03-20

There is nothing to be afraid of; Momentum shaked up the public

Media coverage of the Let There Be Republic! festival held on 18 March 2017.

2017-01-18

Just to make sure that all is neat and in order

The Constitutional Court annulled the rules on new courts that should have been accepted by two-thirds of MPs instead of only the half of them.

2017-01-14

László Majtényi: About freedom in times of stagnation

Published in Élet és Irodalom on 6 January 2017.

2016-12-02

The Constitutional Court helps where it can

The decision of the Constitutional Court on the constitutional review of EU decisions

2016-11-22

Icecold Fire - LMP supports the election of the new Constitutional Court judges

LMP supports the government in the election of new Constitutional Court judges. The chances of constitutional restoration have been further reduced.

2016-11-11

Failed amendment: what will be the government's next step?

László Majtényi spoke about the results of the US elections and about the failed seventh amendment of the Fundamental Law of Hungary in ATV Start.

2016-11-07

EKINT's standpoint on the planned seventh amendment of the Fundamental Law

The government should initiate democratic discussion on the seventh amendment of the Fundamental Law instead of engaging in political bargaining.

2016-10-24

Photos: Let There Be Republic! - Ocotber 2016

Photos of the cultural and political festival, "Let There Be Republic!" held on 22 October 2016.

2016-10-19

László Majtényi: The Seventh has come

László Majtényi’s essay on the seventh amendment of the Fundamental Law was published in Élet és Irodalom on 14 October 2016.

2016-10-18

The Fifth and the Sixth Years - “The heavy stone flies. Who knows where it is going to land?”

(János Arany: Toldi, translated by William N. Loew) - An analysis of the fifth and sixth years of the Fidesz government by EKINT

2016-10-03

About the result of the “quota-referendum”

Eötvös Károly Policy Institute’s statement on the result of the “quota-referendum” held on 2 October.

2016-09-20

2016-09-14

This is our country: Let's invalidate the referendum!

22 NGOs protesting against the inhuman politics of the Hungarian government against refugees in a joint statement.

2016-09-13

A Message to Hungary

A complex, analysing study about the background and the implications of the "quota-referendum" by the Eötvös Károly Policy Institute.

2016-09-13

Decide responsibly!

Video (with English subtitles) about the background of the "quota-referendum" in October by the Eötvös Károly Policy Institute.

2016-07-13

2016-05-11

2016-05-04

2016-05-03

2016-05-02

The sixth amendment of the Fundamental Law and the need for democratic openness

The circumstances of the emergence of the sixth amendment on terror threat are still unclear.

2016-04-22

2016-04-18

2016-04-08

EKINT’s standpoint on the public deliberation of the sixth amendment of the Fundamental Law

EKINT calls upon opposition parties to stick to public and expert deliberation before voting on the sixth amendment of the Fundamental Law.

2016-03-29

2016-03-18

2016-03-15

2016-03-15

2016-02-29

2016-02-29

2016-02-07

Statement on the proposal of the Hungarian government on the state of terror threat

The proposed amendment of the Fundamental Law has to be rejected. Public and expert deliberation on counterterrorism must be started anew.

2016-02-06

2016-02-05

2016-02-03

2016-01-31

2016-01-18

2016-01-11

2016-01-04

2015-12-12

2015-11-02

2015-11-01

2015-10-06

2015-09-07

2015-06-22

2015-06-15

2015-06-12

2015-06-12

2015-06-04

2015-06-02

2015-04-27

2015-04-01

2015-03-19

2015-03-17

Fidesz-KDNP captured the Constitutional Court

The Hungarian government has filled the Constitutional Court with loyal judges to create a judicial rubber stamp for government interests.

2015-03-17

2015-03-15

2015-03-15

2015-03-14

2015-03-04

2015-02-26

2015-02-09

2015-01-02

2014-12-19

2014-12-15

2014-11-21

The situation of European values in Hungary

As a joint work of EKINT and several other NGOs a comprehensive analysis was prepared on the situation of European values in Hungary.

2014-11-21

2014-10-30

2014-10-21

Timeline of governmental attacks against NGOs

Joint collection by EKINT, the Hungarian Helsinki Comittee and the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union

2014-10-05

2014-10-02

2014-09-29

2014-09-23

2014-07-28

2014-07-28

2014-07-23

2014-07-21

2014-07-18

2014-07-10

2014-07-10

2014-07-04

2014-06-11

2014-06-08

2014-06-06

2014-06-01

2014-05-30

2014-05-27

2014-04-09

2014-03-21

2014-03-18

2014-01-28

2014-01-02

2014-01-01

2013-11-14

2013-09-24

2013-09-18

2013-09-10

2013-09-05

2013-06-28

2013-06-20

2013-05-27

2013-05-06

2013-04-11

Fourth Amendment to the Fundamental Law limits freedom of expression

Joint analysis by EKINT, the Hungarian Helsinki Comittee and the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union

2013-04-05

2013-04-02

2013-03-17

2013-03-16

2013-03-12

2013-03-11

2013-03-11

2013-03-05

2013-03-01

2013-02-26

2013-02-19

2013-02-04

2013-01-07

2012-12-14

2012-11-23

2012-11-20

2012-11-14

2012-09-29

2012-07-20

2012-05-22

2012-04-24

2012-04-06

2012-04-04

2012-03-21

2012-03-15

2012-02-23

2012-01-31

2012-01-04

2012-01-02

2011-12-05

2011-11-08

2011-10-28

2011-10-25

2011-09-23

2011-09-06

2011-08-26

2011-07-18

2011-07-04

2011-06-21

2011-06-20

2011-05-05

2011-04-16

2011-04-12

Hungarian NGOs assess the new Constitution of Hungary

The draft Constitution decreases the level of protection of fundamental rights.

2011-04-07

2011-04-05

2011-03-29

2011-03-14

2011-02-21

2011-02-07

2011-01-06

2010-12-13

The Second Wave of Legislation - Violating the Rule of Law

The second wave of legislation by Hungary’s new Parliament – Violating the rule of law.

2010-12-02

2010-11-04

2010-11-04

2010-11-02

2010-10-29

2010-10-28

2010-10-07

2010-09-17

2010-09-02

2010-08-08

Criticism of the First Wave of Legislation by Hungary's new Parliament

Criticism of the First Wave of Legislation by Hungary's new Parliament.

2010-08-05

2010-07-13

2010-07-05

2010-07-01

2010-06-18

2010-06-10

2010-06-03

2010-06-03

2010-06-03

2010-06-03

2010-04-29

2010-03-24

2010-03-23

2010-01-28

2010-01-28

2010-01-19

2009-11-05

2009-07-01

2009-06-22

2009-04-30

2009-04-27

2008-10-20

2008-09-22

2008-09-04

2008-04-23

2008-04-18

2008-03-20

2008-02-27

2007-01-15

Concerning the execution of the death sentence of Saddam Hussein

Concerning the execution of the death sentence of Saddam Hussein.

2006-11-16

The way out of political crisis

The way out of political crisis.

2006-11-02

Crisis

Hungary continues to suffer in the throes of a protracted political crisis.

2006-06-14

Threats during the election campaign

Threats during the election campaign.

2005-11-27

On the Parliamentary Commissioner for Future Generations

On the Parliamentary Commissioner for Future Generations.

2005-05-01

On the election of the President of the Republic

On the election of the President of the Republic.

2004-08-01

Motion of Censure

2004-05-24

Police in a constitutional democracy

Constitutional Court decision has been made on the lawfulness of the cases of using a firearm.

2004-04-15

Promulgation of European Union law

Promulgation of European Union law.

2004-02-20

On the proposals by Prime Minister

On the proposals by Prime Minister.

2004-01-15

Letter to brigadier general Péter Gergényi in the matter of flag burning by László Majtényi

Letter to brigadier general Péter Gergényi in the matter of flag burning by László Majtényi.

2003-12-09

The Prosecutors Office in the crossfire of political debate

One of the universally recognized weaknesses of political consciousness in Hungary is the low level of trust in our constitutional institutions

2003-12-09

Weapons of mass destruction in the arguments of the government

The Iraq conflict has been at the forefront of global politics for about a year.

2003-06-25

On the method of passing the Hospital Act

On the method of passing the Hospital Act.

2003-05-20

On the liability of the government to report to the European Union

On the liability of the government to report to the European Union

2003-02-14

2003-02-10