EU takes Hungary to court over ‘Stop Soros’ migrant law

The European Union takes Hungary to the EU’s highest court over its controversial legislation against assisting migrants, known as the “Stop Soros” laws, named after a Jewish billionaire who has been the target of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.

The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, has decided to refer Hungary to the Luxembourg-based court over “legislation that criminalizes activities in support of asylum applications and further restricts the right to request asylum,” a statement says.

— with AFP