“The European Union will never allow parts of our societies to be stigmatized: whether for who they love, how old they are, or because of their race, their political opinions or their religious beliefs,” Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a press release. Thursday.
Hungary’s criticism applies The new law relating to the presentation of, among other things, homosexuality to minors that has recently come into force.
Swedish EU Minister Hans Dahlgren (S) welcomes the EU Commission’s letter.
“Hungary has introduced legislation that somehow equates homosexuality with pedophilia,” he says.
– It is a discriminatory law that we cannot accept in the European Union.
Dahlgren believes it is “very good” that the European Commission is now starting a violation process that could lead to Hungary’s conviction in an EU court and may have to change its legislation.
Dahlgren is also worried On a decision made by the Polish Constitutional Court this week. According to him, the decision means that Poland will not find itself unconditionally in the decisions of the European Court of Justice.
– So you are on the verge of leaving the legal system on which EU cooperation is based entirely, says Dahlgren.
European Union Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has launched official complaints against Hungary and Poland’s handling of LGBT rights. stock photos.