The Committee on civil liberties, justice and home Affairs of the European Parliament yesterday, 25 June, supported the launch of a sanctions procedure against Hungary in connection with the violation of fundamental EU values. About it reported in a press-service of the collegial body. Supported in 37 of the 46 members of the Committee, said that in Hungary there are problems with the independence of the judiciary, freedom of expression and the rights of migrants.
For this reason, the country can suspend the voting rights in the EU Council. This issue will be discussed at the European Parliament in September. Recall that on 20 June in the Hungarian Parliament adopted a package of laws to combat illegal migration. He was criticized by many European officials and human rights activists, as well as the Venice Commission.
In accordance with the approved documents, individuals or groups who assist refugees in obtaining residence permit in Hungary can be fined or imprisoned.