Hungarian Minority Parties Issue Critical Statement Political parties representing the interests of the 150,000-strong Hungarian national minority in Ukraine published the following joint statement, expressing their disappointment with the Ukrainian Parliament’s new law on national minorities. The law “fails to … Read More
UPDATED: After a thorough analysis of the decision of the General Court of the European Union from 9 November 2022 in the case of the Minority SafePack Initiative vs the European Commission, the MSPI’s Citizens’ Committee and the FUEN Presidium took … Read More
On January 11, Bogdan Aurescu spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart, Dmitro Kuleba, by telephone, to discuss the Ukrainian minority law adopted in December. There is a sizeable Romanian speaking minority in Ukraine. On Wednesday, Aurescu and Kuleba agreed that a … Read More
The Hungarian Human Rights Foundation is deeply saddened by the December 30 passing of Dr. Miklós Duray, the twice-imprisoned human rights activist, internationally recognized dissident, and signer of Charta ’77 in Czechoslovakia; towering leader of the Hungarian minority in Slovakia … Read More
On Wednesday, January 4, President Klaus Iohannis spoke with Volodymyr Zelensky, expressing deep concern over the national minority law in Ukraine, which has caused worry and dissatisfaction among the Romanian authorities, and representatives of the Romanian community in Ukraine. The Romanian presidential office’s … Read More
Last week, we urged supporters to respond to an article that was published December 26, in the Washington Post, entitled “For Ukraine, Hungary’s Orban is another problematic strongman nextdoor.” The article contains numerous inaccuracies, misrepresentations and omissions regarding the Hungarian … Read More
Watch displaced people speak of the support and compassion they have received in a recent clip made by TV21 Ungvár.
On November 30, the Hungarian Human Rights Foundation (HHRF) held a Human Rights Advocacy Workshop on Hungarian minorities at the Kossuth House in Washington, DC. In the evening, in coordination with the Kossuth Foundation, we were joined by keynote speaker, Natália Váradi, … Read More