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Unions in Hungary protest government measures

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary’s biggest trade unions held protests across the country on Thursday in opposition to a series of government measures they say curb workers’ rights. In several cities, including Budapest, the capital, union members drove their cars in orderly processions … Continue reading

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Spontaneous proletarian organization in Hungary, 1918-19.

Introduction In the previous 40 years of Stalinist-Kadarist capitalism, the proclamation of the Hungarian Soviet Republic of 21 March, 1919, was considered a holy day. Under the present period of liberal capitalism, we have crossed over to the opposite extreme, … Continue reading

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Roma Defenseless against Extremist Vigilantes

It was one year ago that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s national-conservative Fidesz party rose to power behind populist calls for law, order and more police. Soon after he was sworn in, he promised a “noticeable increase in public security … Continue reading

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Hungarian Roma Flee From Far-Right Group

Police in Hungary have arrested several members of a far-right vigilante group who forced hundreds of Roma women and children to flee their village. The Hungarian Red Cross said it had evacuated 277 people from Gyongyospata after the Vedero, or … Continue reading

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Jobbik anti-Roma campaign continues

EUOBSERVER / HEJOSZALONTA & BUDAPEST – A gypsy girl of maybe eight, nine years old holds onto her little brother tightly. Looking out over the chicken-wire fence at the end of their mud garden in the Roma ghetto in the … Continue reading

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Far-right in Hungary renews anti-Gypsy campaign

HEJOSZALONTA, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party is losing support. To fight the trend, it is doing what far-right parties often do in Europe: pick on the Gypsies. Exploiting anti-Gypsy fears and enduring unemployment in villages hit hard by … Continue reading

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Jobbik leads protest against “Gypsy crime”

An estimated 500 people led by Jobbik president Gábor Vona protested against what they called Roma crime in Lak, Borsod county Thursday evening in response to the murder of an 81-year-old woman last week. The protesters believe that four Roma … Continue reading

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Budaházy’s group of radicals allegedly planned series of attacks

Extremist Gyorgy Budahazy, currently in preliminary detention, and his group of radicals named Hunnia Movement planned a coordinated series of bomb attacks in 2009, Magyar Nemzet daily said on Tuesday. The paper quoted documents from an ongoing investigation showing that … Continue reading

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Hungarian right-wing extremists face terrorism charges

Sep 27 Budapest – Hungarian prosecutors on Monday charged 17 right- wing extremists with involvement in terrorist activities, including arson attacks on politicians’ homes, the severe beating of a television presenter and bomb-making, the MTI news agency reported. The terrorist … Continue reading

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Hungarian neo-Nazi camps have large network

BUDAPEST, Hungary — At least eight clandestine camps in Hungary are regularly providing advanced weapons training to neo-Nazis, according to media investigations.

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