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  • What Does Hungary's Migrant Quotas Referendum Mean for Europe?

    What Does Hungary's Migrant Quotas Referendum Mean for Europe?

    This weekend the Hungarian government held its anti-migrant referendum, asking people if the European Union should be able to require it to house asylum seekers from overwhelmed Greece and Italy.The country had been asked to find a home for 1,294 pe…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Austria’s Strache Scandal Shows Why Media Freedom Matters

    Austria’s Strache Scandal Shows Why Media Freedom Matters

    Expand Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache (Austrian Freedom Party), addresses the media during press conference at the sport ministry in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, May…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Hungarians Have Opportunity to Vote for Rights and Values in European Elections

    Hungarians Have Opportunity to Vote for Rights and Values in European Elections

    May 6, 2019Video Hungary: When You Think European Elections, Think Human Rights! The European elections on 23-26 May are a key moment for c…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Hungary: When You Think European Elections, Think Human Rights!
    The European elections on 23-26 May are a key moment for candidates to commit to protect our fundamental rights. It’s a chance for European citizens to recognize that the European Parliament helps protect the rule of law, and the human rights and d…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Open Letter to EU Affairs Ministers and Members of the General Affairs Council on the situation in Hungary
    Related Content joint_letter_hungary_gac.pdf  Dear Minister,On 9 April, the General Affairs Council will hold another exchange of views on the state of play of the Article 7(1) TEU procedure concerning Hungary. It will be the fi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Video: Executive Director Kenneth Roth says #ExpelFidesz
    I’m in Budapest, Hungary’s capital, where I’ve been meeting with activists, journalists, diplomats, academics, all of whom have been describing to me Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s attacks on democracy. He’s been doing everything he can to…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Time for European Conservatives to Take a Stand on Hungary

    Time for European Conservatives to Take a Stand on Hungary

    After stalling for years, it looks like European Conservatives are finally waking up to the threat to fundamental rights posed by Hungary’s Fidesz ruling party. Expand Campaign po…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Will the US Speak Out on Hungary’s Rights Crisis?

    Will the US Speak Out on Hungary’s Rights Crisis?

    Expand Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses the supporters after the announcement of the partial results of parliamentary election in Budapest, Hungary, April 8, 2018.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • EU Leaders Drag Their Feet on Hungary Sanctions

    EU Leaders Drag Their Feet on Hungary Sanctions

    In September, it seemed as if the European Union had finally woken up to the threat that Hungary’s Fidesz government poses to the rights of Hungarian citizens, democratic institutions, and shared values of the EU, when the European Parliament voted…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
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    Hungary’s ruling party Fidesz and its Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a third consecutive term with a two-thirds majority in elections in April.Ahead of the April elections, the government ran a smear campaign on TV, radio, and country-wide billbo…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • Inspector in handcuffs

    Inspector in handcuffs

    Just a week after we returned from our little side-trip with Maigret to Tucson, Arizona, we find ourselves off again away from his regular beat in Paris, not out of France this time but way down south on the sunny, sunny Mediterranean island of Porqu…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 3:07am -
  • Keeping composer’s legacy alive

    Keeping composer’s legacy alive

    In a few years, Miskolc's opera festival has made the city an important stronghold of the opera scene in Central and Eastern Europe. The event is supported by Bartók's descendants and inheritors, and is renowned as the pre-eminent Bartók festival.…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 2:33am -
  • Deeds not words in bitter battle for vote

    Deeds not words in bitter battle for vote

    Three newsreel cameras captured the shocking moment on 4 June 1913 when Emily Davison, a suffragette, ducked under the railing and onto the racecourse at the Epsom Derby to be smashed over and trampled by the king's horse. She died four days later of…
    - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 4:53am -
  • Comedian to be sworn in as Ukrainian president

    Comedian to be sworn in as Ukrainian president

    Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky will formally become the country's new president at a ceremony in the capital, Kyev, on Monday, May 20. 2019. With no previous political experience, Zelensky scored a landslide victory in last month's presidentia…
    - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 2:55am -
  • Simenon works his magic

    Simenon works his magic

    Damn that Simenon. He was a crafty blighter. The fellow was a conjurer of words, juggling his plot and characters like balls in the air. He makes it all seem so simple, a literary legerdemain, but you have to admire his craft, which is hidden up his…
    - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 2:41am -
  • Throwaway society in action

    Throwaway society in action

    Should the lomtalanítás come to the attention of shrieking tourists, curious onlookers or concerned expatters new to town, they will rightfully ask, as I have been on many occasions, "What is this lomtalanítás?" Or simpler still, "What are huge p…
    - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 2:32am -
  • From miradouros to promenades: Lisbon's best running routes

    From miradouros to promenades: Lisbon's best running routes

    The best hotels have their USPs, an acronym that puzzled us when we first saw it but which deep research revealed to stand for Unique Selling Points. Corinthia Hotel Budapest has some, including a reception that could be a wing from the Palace of Ver…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 2:36am -
  • A poisson out of water

    A poisson out of water

    The 27th book in the series was "Maigret in New York", and the 32nd, "Maigret at the Coroner's", might well have been titled "Maigret in Tucson, Arizona" instead, because the Detective Chief Inspector is again away from Paris, and Tucson is where it…
    - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 2:39am -
  • Highs and lows riding the rails

    Highs and lows riding the rails

    Armchair travel has its attraction. We can’t go everywhere we want, so it can be a worthwhile substitute to read about it by someone who could. And as for trains, have you ever actually spent hours and hours – let alone days – on one? The antic…
    - 12 days ago, 14 May 19, 3:58am -
  • Living on a battery

    Living on a battery

    Eons ago, I hung out with a guy who, as a teenager, lost the use of his legs in a shooting in New York. Wrong time + wrong place + stray bullet = life in a wheelchair. Cursed as I am with a brazen curiosity, I asked more questions than considered pol…
    - 12 days ago, 14 May 19, 3:36am -
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The Economist: Hungary

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  • No voice, no future? Roma ignored as Europe goes to polls
    Europe’s 10 million Roma badly underrepresented at a time when populist forces are trying to villify communitiesPata-Rât is just a few miles outside Cluj-Napoca, in north-west Romania, but it feels a world away from the pretty streets and baroque…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 12:00am -
  • Hungary accused of fuelling xenophobia with anti-migrant rhetoric
    Council of Europe’s damning report says human rights violations must be urgently addressedEurope’s top human rights watchdog has accused Hungary’s government of violating people’s rights and using anti-migrant rhetoric that fuels “xenophobi…
    - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 4:00am -
  • Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news
    Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main newspapers. “Facebook has become a political actor,” declared the pro-government Magyar Nemzet,…
    - 8 days ago, 18 May 19, 12:59pm -
  • Trump’s twinship with Orbán shows ‘illiberal democracy’ has a home in the US | Ruth Ben-Ghiat
    The US president’s mission is to align with the global right. In Hungary’s Viktor Orbán, he has found an allyHow suited President Donald Trump and his Hungarian counterpart, Viktor Orbán, seemed as they sat together in the White House this week…
    - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 10:29am -
  • Trump praises Hungary's far-right leader Orbán: 'He’s a respected man' – as it happened
    Trump welcomes Viktor Orbán to White House as Pompeo heads to meeting of EU nations in apparent attempt to soothe relations over Iran dealSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.15am BST 1.08am BSTOh, the places you’ll go indeed, Ro…
    - 13 days ago, 13 May 19, 8:15pm -
  • Trump lauds Hungary's nationalist PM Orbán for 'tremendous job'
    Trump tells visiting PM: ‘You’re respected all over Europe’Critics attack Orbán for eroding democracy and human rightsDonald Trump showered praise on Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán for a “tremendous job” and shrugged off complaints…
    - 13 days ago, 13 May 19, 3:41pm -
  • Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel
    Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a Jewish girl murdered in a concentration camp, by imagining she had documented her days on a smartp…
    - 18 days ago, 8 May 19, 6:14am -
  • London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message
    V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy with the free money they get.” Related: Hungary denying food to asylum seekers, say human rig…
    - 21 days ago, 5 May 19, 11:33am -
  • Hungary’s PM Viktor Orbán to meet Donald Trump at White House
    After being shunned by Obama, Orbán’s meeting with Trump is to focus on ‘bilateral relations’After years of receiving the cold shoulder from Washington, Hungary’s nationalist prime minister, Viktor Orbán, will visit the White House to meet…
    - 24 days ago, 2 May 19, 2:02pm -
  • Matteo Salvini: vote for nationalists to stop European caliphate
    Italy’s deputy PM says far right must make European election gains to prevent ‘sad ending’Matteo Salvini, Italy’s most powerful politician, has said Europe will become an “Islamic caliphate” unless nationalist parties make gains in the Eu…
    - 24 days ago, 2 May 19, 1:24pm -
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