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EU founding values: Commission starts legal action against Hungary and Poland for violations of fundamental rights of LGBTIQ people

The Commission is launching infringement procedures against Hungary and Poland related to the equality and the protection of fundamental rights.

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Equality and the respect for dignity and human rights are core values of the EU, enshrined in Article 2 of the Treaty of the European Union. The Commission will use all the instruments at its disposal to defend these values.

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