The president of Hungary’s largest Jewish organization urged Prime Minister Orbán to contribute to Hungary becoming “a hate-free society,” and told Netanyahu Hungary’s Jews were “shocked” by his government’s response to anti-Soros ads.
In early May, it was reported that pipe-fitter-turned-billionaire business guru Lőrinc Mészáros was one of four contenders positioning themselves to buy the Mátra power plant. Now, Index.hu reports that only two contenders remain — Hungary’s state-owned energy giant MVM and the Czech Republic-based EPH. But Mészáros may not be out of the picture, as rumors […]
No one has claimed responsibility for the spartan ads, which declare that “the government can be replaced.”
Budapest District 15 municipal representative Eszter Móricz (pictured) has been expelled from the Hungarian Socialist Party, reports pro-government daily Magyar Idők. Móricz gained notoriety when she campaigned for the government’s anti-refugee position in last year’s refugee resettlement quota referendum, and later was willing to cooperate with Fidesz to oust the District 15 mayor. The Socialist Party’s […]
A spokesman for the youth party said the razor-wire fence is necessary, but that solidarity must be shown with soldiers at the border and refugees alike.
PEN International said the latest government propaganda campaign has “clearly fueled hateful views.”
The Jobbik MEP finally arrived in Budapest after a series of debacles prohibited him for arriving on time for questioning, including bad mobile service and an unfortunate meeting with a sea urchin in the Black Sea off the breakaway state of Abkhazia.
Despite the Hungarian government’s mantra that it stands ready to strike a deal with the state of New York to keep CEU in Budapest, very little appears to have been done to decide the university’s fate.
The leader of the radical-right paramilitary group MNV, István Győrkös, faces life imprisonment after he allegedly fatally shot a member of Hungary’s National Bureau of Investigation in the head.
Neither the Hungarian state nor Budapest City Council will pay back EU funds demanded by the European Commission’s Anti-Fraud Agency (OLAF) after it issued a report on abuses and irregularities regarding construction of the M4 metro line in Budapest, Magyar Nemzet reports. The OLAF report on the M4, the biggest investment during Gábor Demszky’s four-term […]