By Markus Salzmann, October 27, 2012
In early October the Hungarian premier Victor Orban delivered a bloodcurdling tirade placing himself firmly in the camp of the extreme right.
By Markus Salzmann, September 21, 2012
The Hungarian government led by Prime Minister Victor Orban (Fidesz) is planning further austerity measures to meet demands made by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
By Markus Salzmann, September 5, 2012
The right-wing government led by Prime Minister Victor Orban and the neo-fascist Jobbik party are deliberately provoking violent attacks against the Roma minority in Hungary.
By Markus Salzmann, July 23, 2012
The 97-year-old is accused of being involved in the murder of 16,000 Hungarian Jews during the Second World War.
By Markus Salzmann, April 25, 2012
The probable election of Janos Ader in May as Hungarian president will advance the policies of the country’s right-wing government.
By Markus Salzmann, March 2, 2012
In Hungary Orban plays the nationalist card but the truth is that his government is completely dependent on the EU and IMF, and is intent on meeting their demands.
By Peter Schwarz, January 27, 2012
The wave of social uprisings that rocked the Middle East, the US, Greece, Spain and other countries last year has now reached Eastern Europe.
By Markus Salzmann, January 7, 2012
The new constitution undermines basic democratic rights, curtailing the rights of opposition and the judiciary, and lays the seeds of armed conflict with neighbouring countries.
By Markus Salzmann, December 28, 2011
Just before the Christmas break, the Hungarian parliament passed a number of authoritarian and nationalist laws.
By Markus Salzmann, December 7, 2011
Thousands marched through the Hungarian capital Budapest on Saturday to protest against the austerity policies of the government led by Victor Orban.
By Markus Salzmann, December 3, 2011
The downgrading of Hungary’s creditworthiness to junk status by Moody’s rating agency means the debt crisis has now fully hit eastern Europe.
By Markus Salzmann, October 27, 2011
A social catastrophe is looming in Hungary due to the latest austerity program adopted by the right-wing government of Viktor Orban and dictated by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.