EU executive warns Hungary, new coronavirus laws cannot flout democracy

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The European Union’s executive warned member states on Tuesday that emergency measures adopted by governments to fight the coronavirus crisis cannot undercut democracy.

“It is of utmost importance that emergency measures are not at the expense of our fundamental principles and values… Democracy cannot work without free and independent media,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a statement.

“Any emergency measures must be limited to what is necessary and strictly proportionate....


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EU executive warns Hungary, new coronavirus laws cannot flout democracy


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