Hundreds of thousands of Hungarians took part in the large-scale Peace March in Budapest on Oct. 23, marking the anniversary of the 1956 anti-Communist and anti-Soviet uprising in the country. The posters held up by participants and their chants have made it clear that this was also a protest against the socialist-led opposition coalition dominated […]
Democracy is far from an ideal form of government, but we are unable to put into practice a better form of governing, so we must suffer with it, argues columnist Jacek Wojtysiak in the Polish Catholic weekly Gość Niedzielny
A debate hosted by Czech Radio offered different views on the situation in Hungary. According to commentator Lubos Palata, Hungarian democracy has collapsed and the country is falling into the hybrid regime. On the other hand, Frantisek Matejka, chairman of the Independence Party, thinks that Hungary is a sovereign country, thus the situation there is the highest will of the people.
Commentator and former ODS member Karolina Stonjekova recently penned an article for Czech Radio Plus in which she sharply criticized Judith Sargentini and backed Viktor Orbán. The public service station refused to publish it but after it posted to Facebook, it prompted what some may consider a surprising response.
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