January 30th, 2018
Hungary anti-terror proposal threatens press freedom IPI urges lawmakers to reject measures absent safeguards, precise definitions
VIENNA Feb 5, 2016 – The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined international observers in criticising proposed anti-terrorism measures in Hungary that could give the government sweeping powers to control Internet and other media content, and restrict movement.
Hungarian Parliament fails to advance defamation reform bill Measure intended to counter abuse of defamation laws by politicians
VIENNA, Dec 9, 2015 – The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed disappointment over the decision of the Hungarian Parliament’s Justice Committee not to advance a bill that would have repealed criminal defamation and established safeguards against the abuse of civil defamation law.