Extraordinary times, extraordinary measures: In many countries, are currently set for the control of the Corona epidemic freedoms to be in force. However, in Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán (62) uses the Moment to undermine democracy and to grant himself far-reaching powers.

On Monday, the Hungarian Parliament adopted a law that allows the government to extend the Corona state of emergency without the approval of the members. So that Orban can rule for a very long time by decree more as a kind of dictator.

Although, can break the members of the “danger situation”, such as the state of emergency in the law is text-theoretically again. But the Parliament, which is dominated by a two-thirds majority of Orbán’s Fidesz party, threatened with the law is also a break – out of “security reasons” as it is called.