13 October 2016
It’s the Economy, Stupid!

Poland and Hungary’s cultural counter-revolution follows naturally from the region’s economic and political developments.

By Martin Ehl
10 October 2016
Hungary’s ‘Crackdown’ on Critical Media Sparks Protests

The closure of Hungary’s largest newspaper, Nepszabadsag, has fueled concerns the government is silencing its critics.

6 October 2016
Migrants Stage Protest March to Hungary

Hundreds of people stuck in Serbia in overcrowded camps or sleeping rough set off toward Budapest  to demand borders be opened.

3 October 2016
Orban Proclaims Victory in Hungary’s Anti-Migrant Quota Vote Premium

Although low turnout rendered the referendum invalid, Hungarians all but unanimously rejected EU quotas for resettling migrants.

30 September 2016
A Referendum on Fear Premium
On Sunday, Hungarians will express just how much they fear an influx of refugees.
By Martin Ehl
28 September 2016
Amnesty Slams Hungary’s ‘Anti-Refugee’ Campaign Premium
Budapest has spent millions on a xenophobic campaign, while refugees are mistreated and left to languish in poor conditions, AI says.
26 September 2016
Formerly Anti-Semitic Hungarian Politician Wants to Move to Israel Premium

After embracing his Jewish heritage, former far-right party leader is focused on fighting anti-Semitism. 

23 September 2016
Nordic Nations: EU Must Punish Hungary Over Stance on Refugees Premium

Hungarians are expected to reject a EU plan for quotas to settle asylum seekers in an upcoming referendum.

5 September 2016
Hungarian Mock Party Takes On Governmental Anti-Immigration Campaign Premium

Two-Tailed Dog Party is among the few willing to challenge the status quo ahead of the referendum. 

26 August 2016
Controversy Grows as Dozens Return Hungarian Knight's Cross Premium

Past award recipients have returned the state distinction because of decision to honor infamous xenophobe, who is close to the ruling party.




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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