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Our outdoor media campaign was successful that Orbán banned it! - Jobbik says

Jobbik's outdoor media campaign was so successful that Viktor Orbán banned it. "As of July 15, Fidesz' outdoor media law entered into force and it contains extremely strict sanctions against Jobbik's telling the truth on its street posters, which means the end of Jobbik's outdoor media campaign for now," said Jobbik spokesman Péter Jakab.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 16:53

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Pro-Gov't propagandists' racist reactions to the opening ceremony of the FINA World Swimming Championships

Propagandists for the ruling party Fidesz, Zsolt Bayer and István Lovas, reflected on the opening of the FINA World Swimming Championships on their EchoTV show Sajtóklub Monday with some choice words and racial slurs.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 16:50

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Anti-Semitic ads to be removed before FINA World Aquatics Championships

The government has announced it will begin removing controversial billboards featuring a laughing George Soros beginning Saturday, July 15, atv.hu reports. The similiarity with Nazi Germany removing anti-Semitic signs before the 1936 Olympic Games is just a coincidence...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 21:09

Read more: Anti-Semitic ads to be removed before FINA World Aquatics Championships

Hungarian government posters 'anti-Semitic', Soros says

Financier George Soros has accused the Hungarian government of using "anti-Semitic imagery" in its poster campaign against him.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 21:03

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Trial of Fidesz MP “Lord Voldemort” Mengyi begins

The trial of Fidesz MP Roland Mengyi – also known as "Lord Voldemort" – began on Wednesday at the Pest Central District Court in Budapest, reports news site Index.hu. On the first day of trial the prosecutor read out the indictment.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 20:55

Read more: Trial of Fidesz MP “Lord Voldemort” Mengyi begins

Record number of infringement cases against Hungary

There were a record number of European Union infringement proceedings against Hungary in 2016, reports Index.hu.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 21:31

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Israeli Embassy publishes, then revokes letter of opposition to anti-Soros ad campaign

Israeli Ambassador to Hungary Yossi Amrani has called for the Hungarian government to end a controversial ad campaign featuring Hungarian-born Jewish-American financier George Soros. Amrani released a statement Saturday on the Israeli Embassy's Facebook page condemning the campaign, saying it sows "hatred and fear."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 20:47

Read more: Israeli Embassy publishes, then revokes letter of opposition to anti-Soros ad campaign

Israel's Netanyahu backs Hungary's Orban, says financier Soros is a threat

Israel's foreign ministry has issued a statement denouncing U.S. billionaire George Soros, a move that appeared designed to align Israel more closely with Hungary ahead of a visit to Budapest next week by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Reuters reports.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 20:45

Read more: Israel's Netanyahu backs Hungary's Orban, says financier Soros is a threat

Hungary's Jewish federation calls on gov’t to drop anti-Soros billboard campaign

The head of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Hungary (Mazsihisz) has called on Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to call an end to the government's recent billboard campaign depicting US financier George Soros.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 20:41

Read more: Hungary's Jewish federation calls on gov’t to drop anti-Soros billboard campaign

Gov’t office chief admits moves against university also aimed at Soros

Government office chief János Lázár said at last Thursday's press briefing that the April legislation against the Central European University (CEU) was part of the Orbán government's attacks on financier George Soros, the university's founder and patron for his alleged support for uncontrolled migration, reports Index.hu.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 20:35

Read more: Gov’t office chief admits moves against university also aimed at Soros

Romanian EU commissioner: our prime minister would be jailed if public procurements were awarded to his son-in-law

Corina Cretu, the Romanian member of the European Commission told a press conference that in her country the prime minister would go to prison if his son-in-law was awarded a series of public procurements funded by the European Union.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 20:30

Read more: Romanian EU commissioner: our prime minister would be jailed if public procurements were awarded...

15th District Fidesz delegation fails to initiate disciplinary procedures against mayor

The 15th district council could not assemble a quorum to vote on the initiation of disciplinary procedures against Democratic Coalition (DK) Mayor László Hajdu on Tuesday, reports Hungarian news site Index.hu.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 18:49

Read more: 15th District Fidesz delegation fails to initiate disciplinary procedures against mayor

Orban's priorities: Government reallocates HUF 90 million of social aid to sports funding

The government will re-allocate HUF 90,315,000 (USD 332,900) of social aid from remnants of last year's budget surplus to sports funding, according to a government resolution published in the Hungarian Gazette on Tuesday, reports Hungarian news site 444.hu.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 18:47

Read more: Orban's priorities: Government reallocates HUF 90 million of social aid to sports funding

Ruling Fidesz would get two-third majority in Parliament, pollsters say

The governing parties have 30% support among all voters, a survey by the Nézőpont Institute has claimed.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 18:45

Read more: Ruling Fidesz would get two-third majority in Parliament, pollsters say

"Common sense and mutual respect" - Péter Szijjártó, Sergey Lavrov hold talks in Moscow

Hungary has a vested interest in Russian-US relations getting back to normal, Péter Szijjártó, Hungary's foreign minister, told his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 July 2017 18:43

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