Hungarian President Katalin Novák Quits: Pardon Abuse Scandal Of 16 Kids

Hungarian President Katalin Novák

In a shocking and unprecedented move, Hungarian President Katalin Novák announced her resignation on February 10, 2024, after facing public backlash over her decision to pardon a man involved in a child sex abuse case at a state-run orphanage. The pardon, which was issued in April 2023, sparked an unprecedented political crisis for the ruling Fidesz party and its leader, Prime Minister Viktor Orban. In this blog post, we will unravel the details of the scandal, the reasons behind Novák’s resignation, and the implications for Hungary and the European Union.