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Országgyűlés; kép forrása: parlament.hu

Despite thousands of protesters, and a petition signed by more than 100,000 people, the Parliament doesn’t care about the opinion of Hungarians. On Tuesday, June 15, the Parliament passed the propaganda law, thus banning LGBTQI-themed educational programs, products, and advertising for persons under 18 years of age.

Orosz minta alapján indított frontális támadást a szólásszabadság és a gyermekjogok ellen a kormány

Yesterday, June 10, the Hungarian ruling party, Fidesz, introduced an amendment that would severely restrict freedom of speech and children’s rights by banning LGBTQI-themed educational programs and public service advertisements. Out of  Hungarian LGBTQI people, 42% have thought about suicide and 30% have attempted it. This new amendment - which eerily mimics the Russian propaganda law - would further poison public opinion. 

Ahmed Samir Santawy

We, the undersigned 74 organizations, call upon the Egyptian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release 29-year-old student and researcher Ahmed Samir Santawy, who has been arbitrarily detained since 1 February 2021 on bogus terrorism-related charges. The undersigned organizations further call on the authorities to ensure prompt, independent, impartial, transparent, and effective investigations into Ahmed Samir Santawy’s allegations of being subjected to enforced disappearance and ill-treatment by security forces following his arrest. 

AB: Alaptörvény-ellenes a transznemű emberek nemének jogi elismerését visszamenőleg betiltani

The Hungarian Constitutional Court annulled the provision of the Registry Procedure Act introduced by Section 33 which contained that the new rules prohibiting legal gender recognition shall also be applied to ongoing proceedings. 

Meseország mindenkié

A lack of warning about “patterns of behavior deviating from traditional gender roles” appearing in a book violates the rights and interests of consumers - says the Hungarian Consumer Protection Authority. Háttér Society and Labrisz Lesbian Association will challenge the discriminatory ruling in court.

Miskolci Törvényszék: Alaptörvény-ellenes a transz emberek nemének jogi elismerését tiltó törvény

Miskolc Regional Court requested the constitutional review of Article 33, the law adopted in May this year that bans legal gender recognition in Hungary. The Constitutional Court has 90 days to rule on the matter. 

Fotó: Dudits Luca

Hungarian Minister of Justice submitted legislative amendments to the Parliament that stigmatize same-sex couples raising children and transgender people, making single-parent adoption and LGBTQI school education programs impossible.

Emberi Jogok Európai Bírósága: Magyarországnak is biztosítania kell a transznemű emberek nemének jogi elismerését 

A five-years long legal battle has been concluded at ECtHR today: the Court ruled that Hungary must allow legal gender recognition not only for Hungarians, but also for lawfully settled non-Hungarian citizens, such as refugees. The ruling comes two months after the Hungarian Parliament passed a law banning legal gender recognition altogether. 

Ádert nem zavarja az emberi jogok megsértése, aláírta a transzneműek nemének jogi elismerését ellehetetlenítő törvényt

The President of the Republic has signed the law that makes legal gender recognition impossible despite human rights concerns raised by domestic and international bodies.

Kasznár Katalin - 24. Budapest Pride Felvonulás 2019

Almost two years after the suspension of gender and name change requests, Parliament has passed a bill that prohibits the legal gender recognition of transgender people. Although the European Parliament, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and other international players opposed the bill, the Government did not refrain from introducing a law violating a constitutional fundamental right. LGBTI organizations have now turned to the President of the Republic asking him to send the law for review to the Constitutional Court.

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