The Ministry of National Development will award two new contracts worth HUF 1.78 billion (USD 6.5 million) to the Fidesz-tied think-tank Századvég, adding to its total of HUF 6.78 billion won since 2015, reports hvg.hu. The two new contracts were signed on May 18, tasking the think-tank with “conducting political poll-supported advisory and study preparation activities.” One of […]
The group is working on a campaign to gain support for amending Hungary’s election law before 2018 elections, and has raised alarm in the government and pro-Fidesz media with its promise of civil disobedience if no vote on reform is held by the Fall.
Teenagers over 14 caught using playground equipment would be fined HUF 200,000 for their crime, or would have the option to fork over HUF 50,000 on the spot.
The senior vice president at Human Rights First discussed American policy toward Hungary in the age of Trump.
A taxpayer funded “Thank you” campaign has hit Hungarian streets after an alleged 1.68 million people returned National Consultation forms to the government.
Fidesz has condemned critical statements made Thursday by Hungarian-American financier George Soros at the Brussels Economic Forum, and is protesting against the forum’s host, the European Commission, mno.hu reports. The governing party’s deputy delegation leader Gergely Gulyás called it “intolerable” that such statements could be made at an event sponsored by the EC and in the presence […]
The Ministry’s plan does not include information on whether the inpatient facility for disabled people will be closed down after reports of shocking abuses emerged.
The modifications strip children with learning disabilities of an exemption which allowed them not to be graded in certain problematic subjects.
In an opinion piece, George Soros argued for a “radical reinvention” of the European Union, while condemning “the deception and corruption of the mafia state Orbán has established.”
Several hundred gathered in front of Parliament to demonstrate the value civil society groups contribute to society, and to voice their opposition to Fidesz’s NGO crackdown bill.