Reports by Janina Rottmann

Raoul Wallenberg, Who Saved 100,000 Hungarian Jews, Disappeared 71 Years Ago

14 Mar 2016

Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg saved the lives of more than 100,000 Jews in Hungary during the Holocaust. The “Angel of Budapest“ is now honoured by The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation which announced a documentary movie by two-times Emmy-Award-winner Brian Mait. by Janina Rottmann
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Mourning of Writer Imre Kertész, Outrage over Government’s Actions

Hungary, 13 Mar - 09 Apr 2016

Writer and Nobel prize winner Imre Kertész dies aged 86 ++ Outrage over education reform sparks “Plaid Shirt Revolution” ++ Brussels attacks renew government push for exceptional powers ++ Referendum process turns into tragicomedy. by Balázs Márton, Janina Rottmann
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An Eventful Summer: Immigration, Sziget Festival, Freak Weather and Gold Medals

Hungary, 02 Aug - 29 Aug 2015

Hungarian government divides the public on immigration ++ 23rd Sziget Festival – fun, records and a tragedy ++ Budapest hit by enormous flash flood ++ Ten medals and a world record – Hungarian swimmers successful at world championship. by Dóra Anna Boruzs, Janina Rottmann, Robert Talo
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Ironic Timing: Holocaust Movie Wins Award While Politicians Court Right-Wing Voters

Hungary, 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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The Biggest Falsification in Hungarian History

01 Feb 2015

Almost 500,000 Hungarian Jews were deported with the help of the Hungarian police forces during World War II. Since then, Hungarian governments ignore the country’s responsibility for these crimes. The governing national conservative Fidesz party instead creates its own narrative. by Janina Rottmann
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