Hungary: Urgent EU response needed to leading independent news site’s demise

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After almost all the journalists at Index.hu, Hungary’s leading independent news website, resigned rather than accept mounting governmental pressure, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the European Union to clearly condition access to EU funds on respect for the rule of law and to examine unfair distribution of state advertisement to the media.

When 80 of Index.hu’s 90 journalists resigned on 24 July in response to editor Szabolcs Dull’s dismissal,

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