Hungarian left-wing opposition parties support a „repentant” anti-semitic politician

Ten years ago it was unimaginable that Hungarian left-wing opposition parties would support a joint candidate who had previously made anti-Semitic remarks. Now this is happening at an important by-election. They support a politician of the Jobbik party, which considers itself centre right but used to be called extreme right in the Western press.

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Opposition MEPs hold conference on ‘dismantling’ in Hungary

Hungarian opposition MEPs on Tuesday held a conference in Brussels dubbed “Critical Thinking Under Attack – 10 years dismantling Culture, Education, Science and Media in Hungary” with the aim to attract attention to “the effect that illiberalism has not only on the rule of law but also on society”. Continue reading “Opposition MEPs hold conference on ‘dismantling’ in Hungary”