Open Society takes Hungary to court over ‘Stop Soros’ law

Open Society Foundations is taking the Hungarian government to court over legislation that makes it illegal for individuals or organizations to support asylum seekers, claiming the law undermines democracy and establishes a “dangerous precedent.”

The organization, which was founded by American-Hungarian financier George Soros, has filed a case with the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg on behalf of its Hungarian legal entity, it said in a statement Monday.

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