The MEP wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg calling on the platform to remove a video sponsored by the Hungarian government.
Hungary's government has hit back after days of streets protests.
Hungarian protesters and opposition MPs entered the state TV building on Monday to demonstrate against Viktor Orban's government's policies.
Protests took place inside and outside the Hungarian parliament as anger grows at new labour legislation that some are calling the "slave law".
More campaigns similar to the anti-migration billboard seen in Brussels, commissioned by Hungary's government, could be organised if the country's leaders are “rejected” by the European Parliament, Budapest's secretary of state for international communications told Euronews.
The Hungarian government sent a truck mounted with a billboard to Brussels, which suggested a link between immigration and terror attacks.
The EPP has lost their credibility overnight after the eviction of the Central European University from Budapest crossed many of their "red lines".
The Central European University may have been an American institution, but for many Hungarians, it represented a bright future for young Hungarians. Now it has been lost to Budapest forever.
"You know I’m a street fighter basically," Orbán told martial artist and actor Chuck Norris.
The George Soros-backed Central European University is under pressure to leave Budapest, and many people are unhappy at the government's campaign against it.
Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz meets with investor George Soros to discuss moving the Central European University from his native Hungary to Vienna. The Hungarian government has up to December 1 to decide the fate of the university.
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is seeking the extradition of its convicted ex-leader Nikola Gruevski, who has been allowed to claim refugee status in Budapest.
Nikola Gruevski has submitted an asylum request in Hungary asking for refugee status.
With Weber’s selection, the EPP’s Faustian bargain with Europe’s leading autocrat Orbán is sealed.
The split in the EPP group laid bare at Helsinki summit over values.
Liberal MEP Guy Verhofstadt has claimed Hungary’s PM Viktor Orban is trying to destroy Europe.
A reader from a Hungarian news website noticed European Union flags on several of the vehicles and claimed they were local government minibuses, originally purchased with using EU rural subsidies
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At least three homeless people were arrested last week in Hungary after a law criminalising rough sleeping came into effect.
In order for Europe to be a champion of human rights globally, we have to get our own house in order first.
Any hopes that the new Foreign Secretary would tone down the rhetoric were quickly dispelled recently with Jeremy Hunt’s appalling and indefensible comparison of the EU to a ‘Soviet prison’- prompting Nigel Farage to remark that Hunt was now ‘talking his language.’
Many of Orbán’s allies in the centre-right European People’s party (EPP) deserted him. Those expressing their disgust also included fellow Scottish MEPs from the Scottish National Party and the Scottish Conservatives. But it didn’t include most of the Conservative MEPs from England.
These are turbulent times and the way the UK has conducted Brexit talks is threatening our future relationship with the EU. We can’t afford to alienate ourselves even more by offering Orban political support in exchange for his.
It is clear that at the highest levels of the Cabinet, Conservative politicians are worried about criticising Hungary in any way, because they want to secure favourable treatment in the Brexit negotiations, writes British Labour MEP Theresa Griffin.
A thank you letter from a far right leader for showing solidarity is not something I would be proud for my party to be associated with. It's astonishing the level The Tories are prepared to stoop to in order to get support for their failed Brexit plan.
It is frankly shameful that the Conservatives were the only ruling party in Western Europe that voted to support Orbán and at a time when my nation needs friends more than ever before, this is hardly a successful strategy to make friends and influence people.