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Top EU court fines Hungary $216 million for flouting asylum law

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top court served Hungary a fine of 200 million euros ($216 million) on Thursday for persistently breaking the bloc’s asylum rules despite a previous European Court of Justice ruling, plus an additional 1 million euros for every day they fail to comply going forward. Hungary had not implemented a 2020 ruling from top EU judges in Luxembourg, the ECJ wrote in a press release. “That failure, which consists in deliberately avoiding the application of a common EU policy as a whole, constitutes an unprecedented...

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