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EU countries attack Hungary to accept measures that help to bring more migrants to Europe – Viktor Orban

An attack has been thwarted “amidst stormy conditions” at Friday’s Brussels summit of European Union heads of state and government “convened to give more money and rights to migrants”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a video uploaded on his Facebook page.

VOICEOFEUROPE.COM - 2018-12-16 08:55:17

Hungary Journal

French philosopher Alain de Benoist, who attended the “A new world order was born” international conference in Budapest, talked about European politics, the yellow vests to Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap. Former Czech President Vaclav Klaus, who received the Petofi Prize in the House of Terror Museum

THEHUNGARYJOURNAL.COM - 2018-12-16 21:35:35

Protesters keep up pressure over Hungary’s “slave law”

Thousands gathered outside the parliament for several evenings after the legislation was adopted on December 12. Thousands of people took to the streets of Budapest for the third consecutive night on December 14, angered by the parliament’s adoption of controversial legislation on overtime work.

INTELLINEWS.COM - 2018-12-16 12:48:11

Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issues

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Several thousand people marched through Hungary's capital Sunday in a fourth day of demonstrations against new laws that critics say restrict workers' rights and undermine democracy.

WSOC-TV - 2018-12-16 22:15:20

Data journalism in Hungary: how Átlátszó’s new datavis project seeks to be both investigative and educational

In Hungary, not-for-profit news site Átlátszó has launched a full-time data team to create a wide range of data visualisations and data-driven stories. Amanda Loviza spoke to data journalist Attila Bátorfy about his plans to have Átló raise the quality of data journalism in Hungary.

ONLINEJOURNALISMBLOG.COM - 2018-12-14 05:57:18

'All I want for Christmas is democracy,' say Hungary protesters

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Thousands of Hungarians thronged the streets of Budapest on Sunday in the fourth and largest protest in a week against what they see as the increasingly authoritarian rule of right-wing nationalist Viktor Orban.

REUTERS UK - 2018-12-16 22:04:10

Chelsea Fans 'Brought Nazi Symbol Flag' to Hungary for Europa Match as Racism Storm Intensifies

​Chelsea fans are set to come under further scrutiny, after pictures on social media showed a number of the club's supporters toting a flag with a Nazi symbol on it in Hungary ahead of their clash with Vidi.

90MIN.COM - 2018-12-15 20:50:52

Days after Man City & Raheem Sterling, Chelsea fans hold a flag with Nazi symbols in Hungary

The fallout from the racist abuse suffered by Man City’s Raheem Sterling last weekend at Chelsea is still unfolding. To recap, one Chelsea fan, later revealed to be around 60, was spotted shouting “f****** black c***” at Sterling last weekend.

101GREATGOALS.COM - 2018-12-15 19:27:57

How western nations are closing the door on refugees and migrants

Europe and the U.S. have seen a recent rise in anti-immigrant sentiment that has fueled policies seeking to keep out refugees and migrants. Why it matters: As the number of displaced people worldwide continues to grow, the burden of caring for refugees is increasingly falling on developing nations.

AXIOS.COM - 2018-12-15 18:02:39

Hungary Should Repeal Immigration Tax, Rights Organizations Say

(Bloomberg) -- Hungary’s immigration tax violates freedom of expression and association and should be repealed, two inter-governmental rights watchdog organizations said. Legislation passed earlier this year imposing a 25 percent tax on groups seen as aiding immigration is “vaguely worded” and can h

BLOOMBERGQUINT.COM - 2018-12-15 00:27:00

The USA calls on Hungary to support Ukraine

The United States urged Hungary to restore relations with Ukraine and not to try to block cooperation between Kyiv and NATO, stating “if Ukraine fails, Hungary will be at the front line of Russian aggression,” the Voice of America reported.

UAWIRE.ORG - 2018-12-14 22:00:30

Hungary, Cyprus sign bilateral energy deal on gas supply

Hungary and Cyprus have signed a bilateral natural gas agreement in connection with supply from Cyprus’s offshore Aphrodite gas field, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Friday.

DAILYNEWSHUNGARY.COM - 2018-12-14 17:00:33

EU’s Juncker lashes Hungary’s Orban over fake news

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker lashed out at the leader of Hungary on Friday for spreading fake news, after EU leaders called for measures to tackle the deliberate spread of disinformation in time for European elections in five months.

AP - 2018-12-14 16:36:41

Viktor Orban cements authoritarian grip on Hungary’s courts

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban took another step closer to becoming Europe’s premier autocrat by passing a law that effectively nullifies the country’s independent judiciary.

THINK PROGRESS - 2018-12-13 11:28:12

Protests against Hungary's new labor and judiciary laws

People march at the Chain Bridge during a protest against the new labor law in Budapest, Hungary, December 13, 2018. The banner reads "Free Country, Free University". Thousands of Hungarians protested in Budapest against new legislation governing labor regulations and which would exempt government f

REUTERS - 2018-12-14 01:40:00

Hungary’s Latest Assault on the Judiciary

This week, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his ruling party Fidesz rammed a law through parliament that poses a new threat to the independence of the country’s judiciary.

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2018-12-14 14:28:00

Hungary orders 16 H225M multi-role helicopters

The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 16 H225M multi-purpose helicopters equipped with the HForce weapon management system. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will also provide an extensive training and support package to ensure the highest level of operational availability.

VERTICALMAG.COM - 2018-12-14 13:48:12

Chelsea fans chant "bunch of yids", wave SS flag at soccer match in Hungary

Chelsea have vowed action against fans who used anti-Semitic or racist language. Observers say the current political atmosphere might make this kind of speech more acceptable. — The supporters of English Premier League soccer club Chelsea made the headlines this weekend for chanting anti-semitic abu

I24NEWS - 2018-12-16 09:04:32

Maurizio Sarri Confirms Which 8 Chelsea Players Will Miss Europa Clash in Hungary

​Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has confirmed that he plans to rest five key first team players for Thursday night's Europa League dead rubber against Hungarian side Vidi and may hand valuable minutes to teenage pair Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ethan Ampadu.

90MIN.COM - 2018-12-13 08:43:10

Hungary to set up courts overseen directly by government

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary passed a law on Wednesday to set up courts overseen directly by the justice minister, a move critics said would allow political interference in judicial matters and further undermine the rule of law.

REUTERS - 2018-12-12 15:20:04