Latest news and today's news from Hungary » Politics

... from Bing and Google News

Hungary , Thursday 26 April 2018

News Hungary » Politics: Civil organizations in Hungary brace for government crackdown on NGOs

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-orban-ngos/civil-organizations-in-hungary-brace-for-government-crackdown-on-ngos-idUSKBN1HW1ZN
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

[nL8N1J92R0] Government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs told website Index.hu on April 8, the day of Hungary’s election, that political activism by NGOs should be stopped. “Those loopholes that still exist in the legal system that allow organizations not ...

News Hungary » Politics: Hungary: Anti-government rally focuses on media freedom

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/hungary-anti-government-rally-focuses-media-freedom-54636099
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Opposition parties from across the political spectrum participated in this week's rally. Organizers said there were over 100,000 people in attendance, comparable to the turnout for the largest pro-Orban event held before Hungary's April 8 election.

News Hungary » Politics: The Plot Against Europe: Putin, Hungary and Russia’s New Iron Curtain

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/2018/04/27/putin-kremlin-russia-trump-orban-bannon-nationalism-iron-curtain-eu-891843.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Most important for the Kremlin, Hungary has become the heart of a growing rebellion against the EU’s liberal democratic values, principles and rules. “The global rise of conservative nationalism...is the menace of our times,” says political economist ...

News Hungary » Politics: Hungary’s pro-migrant groups seen as targets after election

News channel or source: http://mynorthwest.com/949626/hungary-pro-refugee-ngos-first-targets-of-new-parliament/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

“It serves the single goal of making Fidesz the only political actor which can dominate public discourse in Hungary.” Orban’s clampdown on nongovernmental organizations also is based on his belief that only elected officials have the right to be ...

News Hungary » Politics: Soros foundations to quit Hungary amid political hostility

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-soros-hungary/soros-foundations-to-quit-hungary-amid-political-hostility-idUSKBN1HQ2SJ
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - George Soros’ Open Society Foundations will close their office in Budapest and move their eastern European operations to Berlin, Austria’s Die Presse newspaper reported on Thursday. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has blamed ...

News Hungary » Politics: Hungary Elections Stir New Fears and Trigger Protests

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2018-04-23/hungary-elections-stir-new-fears-and-trigger-protests
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

The political currents fueling the growth of nationalism in Central Europe will be emboldened as Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban settles in for a third term, say political observers. But mass protests in the early days since his April 8 election ...

News Hungary » Politics: Soros foundations to quit Hungary amid political hostility

News channel or source: http://www.euronews.com/2018/04/19/soros-foundations-to-quit-hungary-amid-political-hostility
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – George Soros’ Open Society Foundations will close their office in Budapest and move their eastern European operations to Berlin, Hungarian media cited Austria’s Die Presse newspaper as saying on Thursday. Hungarian Prime Minister ...

News Hungary » Politics: Hungary: Pro-govt weekly prints list of 'Soros mercenaries'

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/politics/wirestory/hungary-pro-govt-weekly-prints-list-soros-mercenaries-54420927
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

A Hungarian magazine published Thursday the names of more than 200 people it claimed Prime Minister Viktor Orban had in mind when he alleged U.S.-Hungarian billionaire George Soros paid "mercenaries" to topple the government and open the country to immigrants.