Romania In Hungary’s Footsteps Different Victor Same Strategy…

Romania In Hungary’s Footsteps: Different Victor, Same Strategy “On January 1, 2012 with an ammended Constitution in place, a once praised EU accession candidate, Hungary, proved that rule of law and consolidated judicial institutions are not at all irreversible. A new shift of power brought to Budapest the necessary political power that allowed Viktor Orbán and the FIDESZ government to silence the Hungarian Constitutional Court, one of the strongest and most active Courts in Central and Eastern Europe. It does not come as surprise, when Romania, considered by EU officials a laggard in fulfilling EU’s conditionality, goes along the same path as Hungary, when deciding to deprive the Romanian Constitutional Court of its powers. […]” http://verfassungsblog.de/romania-hungarys-footsteps-victor-strategy/