Hungary Strips ‘Anti-LGBTQ’ Section From Whistleblower Law

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05/23/2023

Hungary on Tuesday modified a new whistleblower law, following outcry by human rights groups, by removing a section that had allowed citizens to report anonymously against perceived attacks on conservative values. Budapest-based rights groups had said the original measures were aimed at stirring anti-LGBQT sentiment. Hungary’s president Katalin Novak had also said the original law was impractical, and sent it back to parliament for a review.

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