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Hungarian media workers protest bid to weaken press freedom

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

Assange Hundreds take part in ‘Don’t Extradite Assange’ rally in London

The rally featured several celebrities and progressive activists advocating for Assange’s release, along with his father John Shipton, who also addressed the crowds

In Hungarian local polls, Orban’s Fidesz party loses grip over key cities

The opposition managed to gain mayorships in 10 major cities, while Fidesz won 13 mayorships and continued its dominance in county councils

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