Viktor Orbán and his conservative Fidesz party continue their dominance riding on a hyper-nationalist, homophobic and Eurosceptic campaign in Hungary
The conservative government in Hungary led by Viktor Orban has tried to restrict teachers’ strikes by issuing a special decree calling for mandatory teaching services in schools citing the COVID-19 crisis
The conservative government in Hungary led by Viktor Orban is trying to restrict teachers’ strikes by issuing a special decree calling for mandatory teaching services in schools citing the COVID-19 crisis
Under the guise of fighting pedophilia, the right-wing government in Hungary has passed a law in the Hungarian parliament which prohibits dissemination of materials talking about LGBT orientations to minors
The Workers’ Party of Hungary 2006 – European Left also criticized the comments made by prime minister Viktor Orban during the ceremony. He termed the Soviet War Memorial in Budapest as an occupation monument
Students of University of Theatre and Film Arts and their supporters have mounted a strong resistance against the hand over of the university administration to loyalists of prime minister Viktor Orban
The key demand of the protesting students and other progressive sections was the defense of the autonomy of the university.
The Viktor Orban government recently passed a law that gives municipalities the power to regulate online renting of homes. Activists say that this law can be used to place restrictions which will bring down housing cost
Hungary is ranked the second-worst in the EU with regard to freedom of press by Reporters Without Borders. There have been a number of previous instances of pro-Orban forces and individuals gaining control over media outlets critical of the government.
Protests took place in Budapest after the editor-in-chief of the news portal Index.hu was fired. Many journalists resigned in the aftermath. A businessman close to PM Viktor Orban had earlier gained a stake in the portal
The law passed by the Hungarian parliament on March 30 gives extraordinary powers to the government led by Viktor Orban to rule by decree without the mandate of the parliament. Orban has a notorious track record of abuse of power and authoritarianism
Fascist groups had gathered to commemorate the Nazis killed during the 1945 Siege of Budapest by the Soviet Army.