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The Two Faces of Viktor Orbán

Each October 23rd, Hungarians commemorate and celebrate the heroes of 1956 who led  the country’s revolt against communist rule and Soviet influence. Unfortunately, this year’s anniversary celebration wasn’t the dignified event worth of the memory of the people who...

Hungarians must unite to save their democracy

This op-ed was authored by Máté Hajba and Patrick Hannaford. Late February, on an otherwise quiet Tuesday morning, a group of thugs occupied the Hungarian National Election Office. They were there to stop members of an opposition party submitting their referendum...

Hungarians must unite to save their democracy

Late February, on an otherwise quiet Tuesday morning, a group of thugs occupied the Hungarian National Election Office. They were there to stop members of an opposition party submitting their referendum proposal. Such congregations are never a good sign in Hungary....

The Rise of the Far-Right in Hungary

Politics is shifting in Hungary. The ruling party, Fidesz, which is bent on creating an illiberal state, is rapidly losing both power and popularity. Another group is waiting for Fidesz to weaken and to feed from its once almighty body. This group is the infamous...