EU Takes Action for Homophobic LGBTI+ Law Enacted in Hungary
The European Union (EU) took action and filed a lawsuit against the law that violated fundamental rights, especially LGBTI+s, which came into force last year in Hungary.
The European Union Commission applied to the European Court of Justice last Friday on the grounds that Hungary violated the fundamental rights and freedoms of LGBTI+ individuals.
Hungary's 'Homophobic' Law
The European Union Commission (EU Commission) took action against the law that bans the promotion of homosexuals and transgender people, which entered into force last year in Hungary, and filed a lawsuit.
According to the law that entered into force last year in Hungary; Promotions about homosexuals and transgender people are banned nationwide. The phrase 'Sales to persons under the age of 18 is prohibited' began to appear in books about LGBTI+s in the country. In addition, LGBTI+ themed films and clips were removed from the TV's most-watched prime time list.
The EU Commission, in its statement on the subject, stated that by enacting this law, Hungary violated the fundamental rights, EU values and rules regarding the EU internal market, especially LGBTI+s, and stated that they filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Justice.