Hungary passes law targeting George Soros-founded university, U.S. 'disappointed'
- Hungary approved a new law on Tuesday that could force a university founded by financier George Soros out of the country despite protests against the plan in Budapest and condemnation abroad.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a critic of liberal civil organizations funded by Soros, said on Friday the Central European University had violated regulations in awarding diplomas, an allegation the college rejects.
Addressing parliament before the vote, Orban's human affairs minister said institutions backed by Soros were trying to undermine Hungary's government.
"The organizations of George Soros operating in Hungary and around the world are just such pseudo-civilian agents, and we are committed to stamping out such activity," Zoltan Balog said.(Excerpt) Read more at: oann.com ...
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