“Whatever the police’s final decision is, there will be no cordons at Pride,” said spokesperson of Pride Cintia Karlik in an interview with the Hungarian news site 24.hu. Karlik is determined that this year, regardless of the authority’s final decision, the Budapest Pride parade in July will march through the streets of the capital city […]
The Fidesz-KDNP majority of the National Assembly has finally adopted the billboard bill by modifying certain regulations of the law protecting settlements that does not require a two-thirds parliamentary support, reports index.hu. The National Assembly adopted the bill with 123 yes and 68 no votes during an extraordinary sitting on Friday. The adopted bill’s most important […]
Jobbik’s nationwide billboard campaign about corruption is really causing a problem for ruling party Fidesz. Because the billboards are owned by a company owned by oligarch-in-exile Lajos Simicska, Fidesz came up with the idea of passing a new outdoor advertising law that would essentially limit Simicska’s ability to canvas for far-right Jobbik before the official start […]
Police used a polygraph test while interrogating several employees of Fejér Megyei Hírlap (Fejér County Newspaper) at the beginning of June during the investigation of the published Christmas interview with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in which fabricated passages were inserted, reports Hungarian news site 24.hu. Employees of the newspaper were questioned after the police had […]
Népszava wanted to know how many times the government purchased advertising spaces at preferential rates, how much such spaces cost, and exactly what the government advertised. The daily online also wanted to know whether the government asked for a discount, or was offered a preferential price by advertising space owners, and if so, what the justification for […]
The death from asphyxiation of 71 asylum seekers mostly from Syria in August 2015 could have been avoided if Hungarian authorities had intervened sooner, concludes a joint investigative report workgroup of Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) and regional public media companies Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) and Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), reports Hungarian news site index.hu. Departing from the vicinity of Kecskemét in Hungary destined for Germany, […]
Media outlets directly and indirectly controlled by Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party welcomed yesterday’s adoption on a law on foreign-funded NGOs.
The bill would prohibit parties and the government from using political advertising outside campaign season, but appears aimed at eliminating political speech critical of the governing party.
A taxpayer funded “Thank you” campaign has hit Hungarian streets after an alleged 1.68 million people returned National Consultation forms to the government.
The self-proclaimed security policy expert has a rich history of spinning wild conspiracy theories and publicizing his visions of Europe falling to millions of Muslim terrorists,