while discussing the results 24-25 June European Council, most speakers criticized Hungary’s recently adopted law that prohibits the depiction of LGBTIQ content in content targeted to minors. Several MEPs called on the Council and the Commission to act on the ongoing Article 7 procedures and fully implement the new budget conditional rules.
Some speakers warned of worrying risks to democracy, the rule of law and media freedom in other EU member states, while others defended legal changes in Hungary and demanded respect for decisions taken by national authorities. Of.
MEPs also raised the deteriorating international situation, particularly in Russia and Turkey. Several MEPs called for a tough EU stand on the Russian belligerent and its interference in Ukraine and Belarus. Others are concerned about the rollback of democratic norms in Turkey and continued cooperation with Ankara on migration management.
You can catch the debate via Video On Demand.