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Hungarian NGOs against Putin in Strasbourg

news 2017-08-25 | Fb Sharing

Together with other NGOs Eötvös Károly Policy Institute takes action against the dangerous spread of the Russian model at the Strasbourg Court.

In 2013 Russian NGOs turned to the European Court of Human Rights to challenge the 2012 act that labels civil organisations as foreign agents. Since the Russian act has set a dangerous precedent for other countries, including Hungary, where a similar act has recently been adopted on the mandatory registration of NGOs that receive funding from abroad, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Transparency International Hungary, Átlátszó.hu and EKINT presented their submission to the Court as third party intervention in the case ECODEFENCE and others v. Russia.

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