Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban gestures during a joint news conference with his Bulgarian counterpart Boiko Borisov (not pictured) in Sofia, Bulgaria, January 29, 2016. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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Amnesty International Monday slammed plans by the Hungarian government to introduce sweeping anti-terror laws including curfews and Internet restrictions, calling the proposal an "attack on human rights".According to a draft leaked to the media last month, the cabinet of right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban wants to amend the constitution by creating a new category of emergency – "terror threat situation" – that if declared would enable it to issue decrees, suspend certain laws, and modify others.However, talks between Fidesz and opposition parties have not led to compromise, and the draft will be proposed in its current form, a government official said last week.
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