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University founded by George Soros ‘forced out of Hungary

The George Soros-founded Central European University has been kicked out of Hungary, the university said Monday. By – Shehab Khan The Budapest school’s ousting marks another step toward autocracy in Hungary and the region. It’s the first time a school has been forced out of a European Union-member country. The right-wing Hungarian government has targeted the university for the last two ...

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EU takes Hungary to ECJ over crackdown aimed at George Soros

The EU is taking Hungary to the European court of justice (ECJ) over Viktor Orbán’s crackdown on political freedoms and a leading university, as Brussels steps up its fight to protect democratic values in central Europe. Via: Jennifer Rankin The Hungarian government was referred on Thursday to the court in relation to a higher education law that could force the closure of Central ...

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Hungary’s Orban defends education law in Brussels

Hungary’s prime minister lashed out at George Soros, founder of the embattled Central European University. The PM’s remarks came after the EU Commission sent a “letter of formal notice” to the Hungarian government. Via: dw.com In a speech given to European parliamentarians in Brussels on Wednesday, Orban insisted Hungary remained committed to the European Union, describing his nation’s membership as “not ...

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