• 10-JUN-2015

  • SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

European Parliament shows support for Hungarians' fundamental rights

Strasbourg, 10th of June. The European Parliament today adopted a resolution in support of the fundamental rights of Hungarian citizens that are enshrined in European law. The resolution, which came after statements by the Hungarian Prime Minister on the reintroduction of the death penalty and increased victimisation of migrants by his government, made clear that the European Parliament would not accept changes to Hungarian law that threatened core European values.           


This video package includes:


- Extracts of the plenary vote on the situation in Hungary


- Natural sounbites (English) with S&D spokesperson on civil liberties, justice and home affairs, Birgit Sippel (S&D, DE)


- Natural sounbites (English) with EU Commission's first Vice-President, Frans Timmermans


- Natural sounbites (Hungarian) with Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban