2015. szeptember 6. 06:27
Calling the mostly Muslim refugees a threat to Europe’s “Christian roots,” Orbán has given voice to the fears of other European conservatives too shy to say such things aloud themselves.
2014. december 17. 09:38
After sending a reporter to Budapest to conduct a lengthy interview with Nobel laureate Imre Kertész, the New York Times decides to bury it. Times reporter David Streitfeld's account of the interview and his questions to Kertész differ significantly from the accounts given by the other three people who were in the room during the conversation - including that of Imre Kertész. Rather strange.
2014. március 13. 15:08
How Hungary went from having one of the most admired legal systems in the world to the most worrying symbol of democratic decline in Europe.
2014. március 13. 12:40
The system has the potential to squeeze Hungary’s far right out of the political game by allowing smaller minority parties and independent candidates an opportunity to gain seats in the Parliament.
2013. május 9. 19:43
The World Jewish Congress came to Budapest to warn Hungary of growing anti-Semitism in the country. While there are worrisome cases of anti-Semitism, the capital boasts a vivid Jewish life, with new synagogues and vibrant civic initiatives.
2013. március 21. 09:58
The rise of the extremist Jobbik party as one of the largest opposition groups in parliament, and Jobbik’s affiliated paramilitary groups that incite violence, are clear challenges to tolerance.
2013. március 21. 09:01
Hungary has been a constitutional democracy, respecting the rule of law and the rights of the citizen ever since the transition to democracy more than twenty years ago.
2013. március 20. 17:45
On Tuesday, March 19, the Helsinki Commission of the United States Congress held a hearing on Hungary, entitled “The Trajectory of Democracy – Why Hungary Matters.” Among those testifying, only one was from Hungary: Dr. József Szájer, Member of the European Parliament from Fidesz. The Globe reached Dr. Szájer by phone just after the hearing. The following is our interview.
2013. március 5. 10:19
It is a real honor for me to be invited to testify for and about Hungary. A country, where I was born and where as a Jew I feel at home.
2013. március 1. 15:28
Earlier this week, the US Congress convened a hearing entitled, “Anti-Semitism: A Growing Threat to All Faiths.” Included on the panel of witnesses speaking about trends in Europe was Dr. Tamás Fellegi, Budapest native and son of Holocaust survivors. The former government minister’s testimony, which repeated the Government of Hungary’s policy of zero tolerance of anti-Semitism and anti-Roma views, received widespread coverage. Hungarian Globe Editor Gellért Rajcsányi reached Dr. Fellegi by phone in Washington, D.C. following the hearing.
2013. február 26. 10:17
The United States Congress will hold a hearing on Wednesday, February 27, entitled, “Anti-Semitism: A Growing Threat to All Faiths.” It caught our eye because, apparently, while examining the issue of Anti-Semitism in Europe it will single out a few countries, including – you guessed it – Hungary and will feature testimony from Dr. Tamás Fellegi, the former minister.
2012. december 5. 14:48
On Sunday, Dec. 2, thousands of Hungarians stood united against anti-Semitism at a protest rally in Budapest. Politicians from the ruling and opposition parties were there, too, speaking up against the controversial remarks by Márton Gyöngyösi.