Head of the photo desk at news site Origo.hu János Ostyáni resigned from his position Tuesday after the pro-government online daily posted misleading photographs taken by an unknown photographer which then appeared in numerous other pro-government media outlets.
The Hungarian prime minister joins leaders of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Sudan in praising Erdogan’s victory.
“Seeing our criticism as the expansion of ‘the Soros empire’ is a basically mistaken and malicious interpretation. What is more, it is a form of escapism in the face of facts and a sad reality.”
Civil organizations vow to fight against the repressive bill.
The personal data of Hungarian citizens appears to have been forwarded to Russia via the Hungarian government’s official National Consultation website.
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 […]
Civil activists Márton Gulyás and Gergő Varga were sentenced to a total of 500 hours of public work by a first-level court Thursday evening after admitting to throwing open bottles of paint at the palace of the Hungarian president in Buda’s Castle District Monday night during a protest.
Images from Wednesday’s massive demonstrations for civil society and against the Fidesz government.
Crowds overwhelmed Heroes’ Square, and demonstrations continued late into the night.