Source: NPR

The Hungarian Prime Minister is advocating new laws in order to limit the influence of nongovernmental organizations within the country.

Prime Minister Victor Orban claims that organizations which advocate for human rights engage and encourage illegal methods by accepting funds from other countries.

If certain laws are passed, nongovernmental organizations receiving $25,000 or more must declare the foreign source of the funds.

Advocates against Orban’s laws state the prime minister’s tactics will unfairly vilify groups who seek to establish democracy in the country.

Hungarian nongovernmental organizations hope the prime minister’s threat will unite individuals who seek justice for the country.

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Hungarian Prime Minister Aims to Control Nongovernmental Organizations