Hungary steps up anti-immigration stance with plans for NGO tax

Hungary steps up anti-immigration stance with plans for NGO tax
 

The Hungarian government has stepped up its anti-immigration measures with plans to introduce a 25% tax on aid groups it says support migration.
Viktor Orbán’s administration has been among the most hostile to immigration in Europe. His Fidesz party was re-elected in a landslide victory in April, promising to crack down on non-governmental organisations it says support migrants.
“We want to use tax policy to step up against organising migration,” Hungary’s finance ministry said on Tuesday.
After the election, Orbán’s government swiftly resubmitted a bill aimed at criminalising aid to... read more

 
19 June 2018 in World News, Views: 61
Source: Guardian
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