Around 100 people gathered in the center of the southern Hungarian border town of Röszke yesterday to protest the government’s treatment of asylum-seekers. The demonstration was organized by the Facebook group Migrant Solidarity (MigSzol).
Budapest’s Szabadság (Freedom) square hosted a novel demonstration of sorts Saturday evening. Starting at 5:30 pm and lasting until 10 pm, the “We will not remain silent!” protest featured musical performances by a variety of musicians and DJs, as well as speeches by notable artists and activists. As many as 10,000 people mostly in their twenties […]
Images from Wednesday’s massive demonstrations for civil society and against the Fidesz government.
Universal condemnation comes from the democratic opposition, with Együtt party urging other parties not to recognize Áder as a legitimate president.
An estimated 80,000 protesters took to the streets of Budapest Sunday to demonstrate against the government’s new higher education bill, which threatens to hinder the continued operation in Hungary of Central European University. The rally, one of the biggest since the anti-internet tax protests in 2014, began with a march from the Várkert Bazár in Buda, […]
Former LMP co-chair argues the bill is specifically tailored for Balázs Kertész.
Slowly rising wages have not kept up with sharply increasing rent prices.
Opposition parties unanimously condemned passage of the bill – only Jobbik, which opposed its passage, did not issue a statement
Statement on Central European University by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’ Affaires David Kostelancik Budapest, Hungary April 4, 2017 “The United States is disappointed by the accelerated passage of legislation targeting Central European University, despite the serious concerns raised by the United States, by hundreds of local and international organizations and institutions, and by thousands of […]
The law could lay the groundwork for the university’s closure.