Orbán the awful – The rest of the continent must stand up against this rotten regime

2015. szeptember 7. 0:23

The Guardian
The Guardian
EU institutions have failed in the past to hold him accountable for trampling on Europe’s values – now is the time to do so.

After years of disdain for democracy and European solidarity, Budapest is making life harder for desperate people fleeing war zones. The rest of the continent must stand up against this rotten regime.

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Although Orbánite anti-migrant policies are especially extreme, some of his positions enjoy support among other central European governments. Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have sided with Hungary in rejecting an EU plan for migrant quotas, currently promoted by Germany, France and Italy. The »Orbán factor« thus plays an important role in the east-west split that could define upcoming EU summits. The xenophobic narrative coming out of Hungary needs to be tackled head-on, before it encourages more chauvinism elsewhere in Europe. Mr Orbán’s hateful statements about Muslims being a threat to »European civilisation«, as well as his ludicrous references to century-old wars with the Ottomans, should be called out for what they are: a disgrace.

The urgency of bringing thousands of desperate people to safety, and of hammering out sustainable and efficient EU asylum policies, must not become an excuse for indulging Mr Orbán’s toxic words. They must be countered and denounced. He cloaks his policies in legalistic terms, arguing that Hungary cannot be faulted for strictly abiding by the EU’s Dublin asylum regulations, and yet both the language he uses and the decisions he takes run counter to the very spirit of Europe. EU institutions have failed in the past to hold him accountable for trampling on Europe’s values – now is the time to do so.

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Apparently the only quality left in the Guardian is the cryptic crossword, the rest is a disgrace. This short sighted and heavily biased article casually neglects the fact that other politicians sharing Orbán's views seem to be Britain's very own David Cameron, plus the majoritiy of the Brits themselves, who seem to give more and more considerations to Britain's exit from the EU in the light of migration outlooks. In other words tha author should start stigmatisation at home.
The truth is that we have little idea who this people are as they arrive without papers, from safe countries. The biggest flaw of the idea of quotas, as they stand, and as Mr. Orbán points it out, is that migrants cannot be forced to stay in their assigned countries. For making any quota system work, conditions (allowances, housing, etc.) should be standardised at EU level.

The title of the aricle should read Orban the lawful. My esteem for him is increasing by the day.

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What are the European values? Perhaps colonialism?

Since the Portugese started it in 1415 (EU),
the Spaniards in 1492 (EU),
the Russians in 1580,
the Dutch in 1602 (EU),
the French in 1605 (EU),
the British in 1607 (EU),
the Danes in 1620 (EU),
the Swedes in 1638 (EU),
the Germans also in 1638 (EU),
the Austrians in 1719 (EU),
the Belgians in 1885 (EU),
the Italians also in 1885 (EU),
and the Norwegians in 1927.

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