The step raises the stakes in Prime Minister Viktor Orban's standoff with the European Union as he seeks to complete a break with liberal democracy after winning a third consecutive term in elections last month. "The fact that OSF feel the need to leave says a lot about where things are going now with a government that is ruthless when it comes to civil society and has made its intentions very clear", said Gauri van Gulik, Amnesty International's Europe director, adding her organisation is considering a similar move if the proposed laws are passed.
The bill already allows the interior minister to ban NGOs active in the immigration field that he deems to pose a "national security risk", and it imposes a 25 percent tax on foreign donations to NGOs that back migration.
Rights groups in Hungary and overseas have denounced the proposals as a way of cracking down on groups critical of the government.
After Orban and his Fidesz Party won a landslide in parliamentary elections on April 8, the attacks on Soros and the OSF have increased.
Open Society said it would continue to support the work of civil society groups in Hungary on issues such as human rights, arts and culture, media freedom, transparency, and education and health care.
The group said it was pulling out a day after the right-wing government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced it would tighten restrictions on nongovernmental organizations under a law dubbed the "Stop Soros" bill.
The prime minister views Soros as an intruder into the country's domestic politics, which are more and more being painted by Europe's growing 2015 migrant crisis.
A government billboard is seen in Budapest Thomson Reuters
A Hungarian government billboard featuring George Soros, with the words translated to "Don't let George Soros have the last laugh" is seen at a transit stop in Budapest on July 6, 2017.
George Soros, founder and chairman of the Open Society Foundation, waits for the start of a meeting at European Union headquarters in Brussels on April 27, 2017.
Some Hungarian Jews, in addition to Soros himself, find the campaign anti-Semitic.
Earlier against Soros and his Foundation in Hungary was launched large-scale campaign.
Another term for Orban could also have implications for Soros's Central European University, a graduate school which is considered by the government a foreign institution.
Orban is leveraging his recent massive electoral victory to restrict the political influence of NGOs, many of which received millions from Soros, a Hungarian who escaped the country before Nazis invaded.
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Ferrari surrendered the lead in the constructors' championship to Mercedes and now trail them by 27 points after five races. A lap later, McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne retired, propulsion lost out of the last corner.
Prior to serving as the County Executive, he was elected to the Baltimore County council where he served for 16 years. On Twitter, Hogan wrote, "the First Lady and I are shocked and grieved by the sudden passing of [Kamenetz]".
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With more than 1 200 people wounded by live fire, it was the deadliest day in Gaza since Hamas's last war with Israel in 2014. US light crude was 15 cents lower at $70.81 a barrel, also not far off its highest since November 2014, in a volatile session.
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She cited an August 2017 memo by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that prosecutors had filed in the case. Manafort's motion to dismiss the case Mueller brought against him in Virginia is still pending.
Influential cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's bloc won the most seats, while Badr Brigade head Hadi al-Amiri came in a close second. Some prominent politicians now believe that al-Abadi is still the favorite to form the next government despite losing.
While on stage at I/O, Google also debuted a new navigation system that uses Street View and AR to guide you to your destination. Recommendations for top trending activities, which are centralized around the area you're now looking at in Maps.
Cable's got good reason to be bummed out, as we learn, but the film barely gives us any time to process his tragic backstory. Like the first film, " Deadpool 2 " is filled with crude jokes and bloody violence, but it isn't genuinely subversive.
The statement said the church wants to move forward with its own program that involves youth leadership and development. Reactions to the news were mixed from Mormons who grew up scouting, working their way toward becoming Eagle Scouts.
Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into payments a Kremlin-tied Russian oligarch made to President Trump's personal lawyer. Cohen has not been charged with any crime, and both he and his attorney have maintained that he has done nothing improper.
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The 393 close contacts now under surveillance for symptoms of Ebola would likely be the first recipients of the vaccine. Moeti said 362 contacts had been traced of those who had fallen sick - a necessary precursor to deploying the vaccines.
Politicians across all parties have been paying tributes to the beloved former Labour MP all day as the announcement was made. Having pushed the British government to bid for the Olympics, her joy on securing the games for London was short-lived.
Since the eruption started more than a week ago, 36 structures, including 27 homes, have been destroyed. She said the lava inside the volcano sank out of site, replaced with steam plumes rising into the sky.
A more closely followed measure that strips out food and energy, known as the core CPI, rose a smaller 0.1% last month. The US labour department said on Thursday that its consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.2% after slipping 0.1% in March.
A probe is under way into a fire in a Tesla Model X SUV that crashed on a freeway near Mountain View, California, on March 23. Everything we have seen thus far indicated a very high-speed collision and that Autopilot was not engaged.