This study analyses current trends in civil defamation and privacy cases in Hungary involving the media and summarises key challenges for freedom of the press and expression.

cover of the Defamation and media freedom in Hungary publication

The study is published by the International Press Institute’s (IPI) in the framework of its project on "The Abuse of Defamation Laws in Europe: Exposing and Addressing the Threat to Media Freedom and Pluralism"

The project is co-funded by the European Commission.

 

Project
The Abuse of Defamation Laws in Europe: Exposing and Addressing the Threat to Media Freedom and Pluralism
Project coordinator
International Press Institute’s (IPI)
Project Acronym
ECPMF