Hungary marks National Cohesion Day

On June 4, Hungary marks the Day of National Cohesion, the anniversary of the Trianon peace treaty concluding WWI. Under the treaty Hungary lost two-thirds of its territory to neighbouring countries. The Hungarian nation has survived and “even those that have been torn away from us in body always stayed with us in spirit,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday. He told public broadcaster … Continue reading Hungary marks National Cohesion Day

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”

Szijjarto: Hungary supports UN efforts to protect national minorities

Hungary resolutely supports United Nations efforts to protect the language rights of indigenous and national minority communities, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said after addressing a high-level UN event in New York on Tuesday local time. Hungary actively protects the rights of its ethnic kin beyond the borders, he said. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Hungary supports UN efforts to protect national minorities”