Several thousand protesters marched through the streets of Budapest Sunday evening, rallying in front of the Hungarian parliament. The “We’re Not Giving Away Our Future, We’re Staying Here” demonstration was organized by civil society groups and drew a diverse crowd, from young people to pensioners. The protesters’ grievances revolved around the so-called “Lex CEU” that would […]
Protesters marched through Felcsút, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s home town, on Saturday in a demonstration against government corruption. While the turnout was relatively small — less than 200 people attended — the event drew high-profile members of the opposition and a number of anti-corruption activists. Situated 35 kilometers due west of Budapest, Felcsút (population 1800) is hard […]
The defendant must pay HUF 720,000 for throwing water-soluble food coloring at the building.
o The European Parliament approved on Wednesday a resolution calling for sanctions against Hungary over rule-of-law concerns, in a move unprecedented in the European Union’s history. The resolution was adopted by 393 votes to 221 with 64 abstentions. Some members of the European People’s Party — home to Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party — voted in […]
Ahead of a likely unprecedented triggering of Article 7, the Hungarian pro-government media is pretending nothing is happening.
The arrest of a wanted German neo-Nazi in Hungary is a reminder of how attractive the country has become to radical-right elements from across Europe.
The Ministry of Interior claimed the fence is not electrified, but signs have appeared in multiple languages warning against electric shock.
Foreign Minister Szijjártó released a statement on recent political unrest in Macedonia that was essentially identical to that of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
The group has vowed to formally step into electoral politics as a party in 2018 elections.
A small group of local volunteers has stepped in to provide food to the remaining refugees.