The recent ruling of the Polish Constitutional Tribunal sparked intense outrage among both EU officials and Polish opposition representatives. The Vice President of the European Parliament Katarina Barley, the same person who is infamous for previously threatening Poland and Hungary with “financial starvation”, is one of the most vocal critics of the ruling. “According to […]
The European Parliament (EP) has criticized the German child welfare agency Jugendamt. The accusation was over discrimination of non-German parents in the case of divorce between a transnational couple.
Five years ago in the European elections the concept of “Spitzenkandidates” was presented as a democratic innovation. It created the illusion that the citizens are not voting for just a party but can directly affect the chief of the “European government”.
For some the soon-to-be outgoing President is an arrogant elitist, an enemy even. But that’s not fair, there are much bigger problems, like the functioning of the European Commission and Parliament itself.
Radek Vondráček (ANO) has distanced himself from the vote of ANO MEPs on sanction proceedings with Hungary because of the alleged threat to EU values. MPs of the SPD and ODS also stand on the side of Hungary.
The Polish opposition supporting the triggering of Article 7 against Hungary in the European Parliament (EP) is nothing to celebrate about. According to Krystyna Grzybowska, recent actions in the EP will finally make Hungarians and Poles stand closer together.
A group of Polish conservative journalists published an open letter to Hungarians. In the “September letter“ the journalists support independent Hungarian politics and apologize for Polish politicians taking part in the smear campaign against Hungary in the EU Parliament.
Eurocrats are trying to use abstinence from voting against Hungary as they trigger Article 7 of the Lisbon Treaty. This trick had been used previously, when voting out Ryszard Czarnecki as Vice President of the European Parliament.
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