It is the Washingtonbaserade the think tank Freedom house, which examined the state of democracy in the 27 EU member states, writes Bloomberg. And while all the other EU countries may approved as ”free” ends up Hungary in a category of its own.
democracy has undergone ”the most dramatic decline has so far been identified” during Orbán's time as prime minister.
Bloomberg describes Orbán's nine years as prime minister as a way towards an ever more centralized power, where He placed allies to lead the institutions that had previously been independent and increased their own influence over parts of the judiciary and silenced the critics by new laws, regulations and rules, universities and civil society.
a trailblazer when it comes to how you tear a democracy, says Freedom house undersökningschef for Europe and Euroasien Zselyke Csaky to Bloomberg.
– the Country has given rise to the ”copy-cats” within the EU, as well as on the other side of the Atlantic.
Ingmar Nevéus: Therefore, the growing discontent against Hungary's Viktor Orbán