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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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Far-right activist Budaházy sentenced under watch of hundreds of police

By Hungary Around the Clock ( December 7) The Supreme Court on Thursday approved its binding court ruling that far-right activist György Budaházy should perform 30 days of community service for his role in the Elisabeth Bridge blockade of 2002.

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Skinhead-Roma tension in N Hungary village during festival

August 6 Police have stepped up presence in a N Hungary village near Budapest where a fight broke out between skinheads and local Roma late on Wednesday. The village of Veroce was full of young people attending a festival called … Continue reading

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