A report by a Berlin-based democracy watchdog reveals distinct trends of backsliding since the second Orbán government took power in 2010.
As protests and strikes take place across the world on International Women’s Day, Hungary’s pay gap between women and men in management positions remains the highest in Europe.
Asylum seekers may now be detained and deposited on the other side of Hungary’s southern border from anywhere in the country, making it even more difficult to lodge an asylum application.
Belgrade, Serbia – In a trash-filled area of dilapidated buildings known as the “barracks” along the train tracks of Belgrade’s central train station, where large rats scurry around and medics boil water in a pot over an outdoor fire, discussions revolve around the latest rumors—about the policies of Hungary’s Fidesz government. Most of the barracks’ […]
The European Commission has given Orbán the green light.
Border protection measures including a second “smart fence” will be built at a cost of HUF 38 billion at Hungary’s southern border, adding another line of defense to the 523km-long fence already in place.
Central bank governor György Matolcsy has accused the United States of attempting to topple the Hungarian government, but Fidesz MPs are unwilling to launch an investigation into the veracity of the claims.
“Too much mixing causes problems,” Prime Minister Orbán told business leaders, insisting that Hungary must protect its ethnic homogeneity as a key to improving its international standing.
Green party LMP will submit a referendum question this week which would challenge government plans to expand the nuclear energy facility at Paks, and other opposition parties are already pledging their support.
Prime Minister Orbán blames the “shameful defeat” of Hungary’s Olympic bid on Momentum Movement, arguing in a radio interview that the group had betrayed the hopes of Hungarians.