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In an attempt to discourage asylum seekers and refugees from entering Hungary illegally, the far-right Fidesz party has passed anti-immigration laws, officially named ‘Stop Soros’ after the Hungarian born philanthropist and political activist George Soros.

These new laws criminalise non-government organisations or NGO’s from aiding or helping any migrant wanting to stay in the country.

Local human rights advocates who fail to oblige will be liable for prison terms.

But is the Hungarian government settling a dangerous arbitrary, fascist precedent for other European countries to follow?

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