EU Parliament no longer considers Hungary a full democracy

Hungary is no longer a full democracy, according to the European Parliament. Instead, conditions in the central European country have deteriorated to the point that it has become an “electoral autocracy,” according to a report adopted by a large majority of MEPs in Strasbourg on Thursday. It also said EU inaction has contributed to “the breakdown of democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights in Hungary.” It said the Hungarian government was trying to deliberately and systematically undermine the fundamental values of the EU treaties.

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