Ulrike Lunacek slams Hungary’s Prime Minister

On Wednesday Ulrike Lunacek, Green Austrian MEP and Co-president of the LGBT Intergroup, slammed the Prime Minister of Hungary for his treatment of LGBT people.

Ulrike Lunacek MEPDuring a plenary debate on human rights breaches by Hungary’s new constitution and laws, Ulrike Lunacek pointed to the climate of oppression for some Hungarian citizens, including LGBT persons.

Fellow MEP János Áder jibed that Ulrike Lunacek discriminated women, because she didn’t accept that the wife of József Szájer MEP had been promoted head of the Justice Authority. Ulrike Lunacek came back to Mr Szájer, from Hungarian party Fidesz, who authored the new Hungarian constitution:

Updated on 25 January.