"If Hungary were to apply today to the EU, would we accept it? No, we wouldn’t.”

The impassionate rhetorical interrogation of the Dutch ALDE MEP Sophia in 't Veld set the tone for today’s debate in the Civil Liberties (LIBE) committee of the European Parliament about the situation of fundamental rights in Hungary.

Dutch Green MEP Judith Sargentini presented a draft proposal to the committee calling on the Council to determine whether there is a clear risk of a serious breach by Hungary of ...

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