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7/13/17

Hungary: EU launches legal probe into Hungary's NGO law - by Eszter Zalan

The European Commission launched a legal probe on Thursday (13 July) into Hungary’s NGO law, which targets, among others, civil society groups partly funded by Hungarian-US billionaire and philanthropist George Soros.

The EU executive said that the requirements in the legislation for NGOs, which receive funding from foreign organisations, infringed upon EU rules.

Hungary’s government has one month to answer with legal arguments.

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