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Hungary plans referendum on law criticized by EU as homophobic
Hungary's right-wing populist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has proposed a referendum on the country's controversial new LGBTQ law. The move is in response to the European Union which lambasted the new measure by the member state. © GERGELY BESENYEI/AFP/Getty Images Participants gather near parliament in Budapest on June 14, 2021, during a demonstration against the Hungarian government's draft bill seeking to ban the "promotion" of homosexuality in schools.
V Iktor Orban announced on Wednesday the next outfit of a referendum in Hungary"Brussels has clearly attacked Hungary in recent weeks concerning the law" which prohibits the "promotion" of homosexuality with minors, said the Prime Minister Souveraignist in a video put online on his Facebook
, shouting at "power abuse". He then listed five questions, asking Hungarians, for example, if they agreed that the school "speaks of sexuality to their children without their consent", if they supported "the promotion of sex change treatments for minors" or the "unrestricted presentation before the minors of sexual media content that affects their development".
Hungary to hold referendum on child protection issues by early 2022 -PM aide
Hungary to hold referendum on child protection issues by early 2022 -PM aideOrban announced the planned referendum on Wednesday, stepping up a culture war with the European Union.
M. Orban, who did not advance a date for the holding of this referendum, asked the Hungarians to answer "no" to all the questions, presented as requirements that the European Union wants to impose in Hungary.
The announcement of this referendum While the march of pride must be held in the capital Saturday is part of a legal arms between Brussels and Budapest on a law adopted on June 15, interding in particular. 'evocation of homosexuality and sex change with minors.
Budapest presented this measure as a way to "protect children", but its opponents claim that it associates pedophilia with homosexuality and stigmatizes the LGBT + community.
video: Orban convenes a referendum on the anti-LGBT + law criticized by Brussels (AFP)
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Rights LGBT: Brussels will launch an infringement procedure against Budapest
© provided by Le Parisien Le Parisien The Law passed on 15 June by the Hungarian Parliament prohibits the dissemination of content on homosexuality with minors. In Europe, many leaders have criticized this text. Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, even qualified this law entered into force last week of "shame".
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in 2010, the European Court of Justice and theEuropean Court of Human Rights
have regularly condemned Hungary for reforms aimed at justice, the media, Refugees, NGOs, universities or minorities. Sunday, an international consortium of journalists accused Hungary to use the Israeli PEGASUS software to spy on civil society and opponents. The Ecologist Mayor of Budapest Gergely Karacsony, who must apply against M.orban to the legislative elections in 2022, responded to the announcement of the referendum on Wednesday by considering that it was a strategy to divert the attention of Hungarians. Other topics.
"I organize my own referendum" to ask Hungarians what they think about the management of the coronavirus pandemic, the installation "from a Chinese university" in the capital and the "motorways", Has he knocked on Facebook.
In Central and Eastern Europe, other countries have already summoned referendums concerning the rights of sexual and gender minority.
The Romanians and Slovaks spoke at more than 90% against the same-sex marriage in 2018 and 2015, but these consultations had been invalidated due to the low participation rate.
21/07/2021 20:00:11 - Budapest (AFP
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