Socialists call for cttee to screen media ownership structures
Commenting on the suspension of daily Nepszabadsag, he said "a dark era of democracy and press freedom has started in Hungary."
Publisher Mediaworks on Saturday said it suspended the publication of Nepszabadsag until it comes up with a new business model.
Molnar told a press conference that a department within the Chief Public Prosecutor's Office should be set up to focus on cases that involve politicians.
The Socialist leader urged ruling Fidesz and "interest groups linked to the party" to repay the 15 billion forints (EUR 49m) spent on Hungary's recent referendum on European Union migrant quotas.
Bertalan Toth, the party's parliamentary leader, said the Socialists would stay away from the five-party consultations and the parliamentary vote about a planned constitutional amendment connected to the referendum.