17 July 2017
Rise and Fall Premium

Media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe has dramatically deteriorated since five countries in the region joined the EU. 

By Daniel Penev
7 July 2017
Hungarian Anti-Soros Billboard Campaign Sparks Fears of Anti-Semitism Premium

Orban and his cabinet deny such claims, insisting the target is not Hungarian-born billionaire’s ‘ancestry or identity but what he does.’

14 June 2017
Hungarian Parliament Passes Anti-Foreign NGO Law

Affected NGOs remain defiant, say will fight in court.

13 June 2017
EU Will Take Legal Action against Central Europe States

Brussels will assume a hard line against Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic over their refusal to accept refugees according to previously agreed quotas. 

29 May 2017
Alt-Right Promoters Find Sanctuary in Budapest Premium
Expat ideologists reportedly feel at home in a country whose leader has pledged to create an illiberal state.
22 May 2017
New Budapest Protests over CEU and Foreign NGO Laws Premium

Estimates say up to 10,000 people marched through the Hungarian capital against growing authoritarianism.

8 May 2017
Hungarian Disabled Home to Close Over Appalling Conditions Premium

Thousands of children and disabled adults remain locked up in understaffed, badly funded facilities.

4 May 2017
Hungary’s Great Billboard War Premium

Government-funded euroskeptic questionnaire sets off a boom in political ads.

27 April 2017
Hungary’s ‘CEU Law’ Under EU Scrutiny Premium

Viktor Orban accuses university founder Soros of destroying the lives of millions.

12 April 2017
EU Appears to Stand by CEU, Vows to Investigate Controversial Law Premium

But statements so far fall short of U.S. calls to suspend the legislation. 





Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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