[spectre] Hungary: new NGO law passed

János Sugár sj at c3.hu
Sat Jun 17 20:56:46 CEST 2017

The Hungarian Parliament passed a new law on non-governmental 
organizations today, which is widely thought to attack civil society 
in Hungary and has been criticized by the European Commission. The 
Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (TASZ) said it will apply civil 
The approved law requires groups receiving more than 24,000 euros 
annually ($26,000) in overseas funding to register as 
"foreign-supported" and disclose their foreign donors, or face 
closure. The legislation resembles a law passed in Russia in 2012, 
which requires NGOs receiving foreign funding to register as "foreign 

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