European Petition Committee should stand up for Hungarian victims of ex post facto jurisdiction

According to the Member of European Parliament (MEP) Mr. Csaba Tabajdi, also head of the Hungarian socialists delegation to the European Parliament (EP), the European Petition Committee (PETI) should stand up for the victims of ex post facto jurisdiction and he said that the EU should stand up for its own citizen's rights. The Hungarian socialist MEP said that the EU should raise hope to Europeans, taking the chance to turn to European institutions, because their fundamental democratic rights were broken. MEP Csaba Tabajdi also added that he hoped that the complaints made by Hungarian pensioners concerning disability pensions, pensioners below the normal retirement age and social pensions, will be examined and that the Petition Committee will do its best to help people encroached on their fundamental human rights. The Hungarian socialist MEP finally added that it was such a shame that many petitions were handed in from Hungary in the recent past, because the Hungarian government, which is led by prime minister Viktor Orbán, reformed the Hungarian pension system ex post facto and caused many injuries by that.

Source: Hungarian press release by the Hungarian socialist delegation to the European Parliament

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11