Hungary

Ironic Timing: Holocaust Movie Wins Award While Politicians Court Right-Wing Voters

10 May - 06 Jun 2015

Radical words: Jobbik’s success in polls raises far-right tendencies in PM Orbán’s policies ++ Death penalty and immigration: Hungary under increased international scrutiny ++ At the right time: Hungarian filmmaker moves Cannes with intense Holocaust movie. by Balázs Márton, Janina Rottmann, Robert Talo

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Like Riding a Bike: Government Plays with Old Reflexes

12 Apr - 09 May 2015

“I bike Budapest” – the Critical Mass is back in town ++ Does “Free education” prepare for the job market? Hungary discusses large-scale educational reform ++ Death Penalty again? ++ Government announces “National consultation” on immigration and terrorism. by Christian-Zsolt Varga, Nóra Szabó, Silvia Petzoldt

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Broker Scandal and Questionable Policies Lead to Further Rise of Far-Right

15 Mar - 11 Apr 2015

“Broker scandal” makes huge political waves ++ Best poll rating ever for far-right party Jobbik ++ Mistakes marked the start of the “Hungarian BBC” ++ New law for Sunday closure causes controversy. by Balázs Márton, Bálint Sedlmayr, Robert Talo

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Gas Supply, War in Ukraine, Nuclear Energy - Putin's Long Shadow over Orbán's Policies

15 Feb - 14 Mar 2015

Putin’s visit to Budapest remains low-key ++ Poland astonished by Putin’s visit to Hungary ++ Secretive nuclear deal with Russia runs into trouble with the EU. by Balázs Márton, Bálint Sedlmayr, Robert Talo

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“Dawn of the Assets Declarations”: A civil society initiative for transparency

09 Mar 2015

The tool of Assets Declarations exists in legislation to grant the public an insight into what Politicians own and how they have acquired those assets. A civil group has now decided to do what the government refuses to: transferring the declarations into a searchable, digital database. by Bálint Sedlmayr

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