Hungary

5 April 2017
“False Promise of Populism” Eroding Democracies, Freedom House Report Says Premium

Consolidated authoritarian regimes are more numerous than consolidated democracies in TOL’s coverage area, a first since 1995. 

 
3 April 2017
Lost Opportunity Premium
The EU Commission’s silence on Hungary is undermining the rights of migrants, and indirectly encouraging other countries in the region to toughen their laws.
By Philippe Dam
 
29 March 2017
Soros-Funded CEU Faces Closure Premium

A Hungarian draft law would impose stringent conditions on the private graduate school. 

 
29 March 2017
The East’s Fear Explained to the West Premium

It’s far too easy to just blame the phobia of migrants on racism and xenophobia. 

By Martin Ehl
 
24 March 2017
Hungarian Ex-Spy Chief Warns of Russian Influence Premium

Interview with Ferenc Katrein gives insight into the world of Central European intelligence.

 
10 March 2017
Hungarian NGOs Fear Impact of ‘Foreign Agent’ Law Premium

A bill soon to go before lawmakers will oblige NGOs to submit financial details and foreign funding sources.

 
9 March 2017
Multi-Speed Europe Plan Scrutinized Premium

Some Central and Eastern Europeans fear ending up on the periphery of the EU.

 
6 March 2017
Promising New Party in Hungary

Fresh of its success at foiling the country’s Olympic bid, Momentum will transform into a political party to compete in upcoming elections. 

 
3 March 2017
No Hope in Sight

Given the media’s role in recent elections, only a fool would think this year will be any better. 

By Peter Gross
 
3 March 2017
Electrified Fence Keeps Hungary-Bound Migrants Away

Budapest says the new fence will deter the expected surge in migrant numbers.

 

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