Topic: Christian Democratic People’s Party (KDNP)

PM Orbán’s Useless Train Line, Hungarian Conspiracy Theories and Budapest Gay Pride

Hungary, 05 Jun - 02 Jul 2016

PM Orbán spends €2m of EU funding for connecting his two hometowns by nostalgia train ++ Is Hungary secretly under the control of foreign powers? Survey results about conspiracy theories of Hungarians ++ More than 10,000 participants at Budapest Pride – no right-wingers causing trouble. by Robert Talo
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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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Riots After Riots – Football Vandalism and Migration Crisis On Peek

Hungary, 30 Aug - 26 Sep 2015

Football match ends in vandalism ++ International outcry after TV camerawoman allegedly kicks refugees – story with unexpected turns to be continued ++ Riots at the Serbian border while construction of “The Fence” continues. by Dóra Anna Boruzs
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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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Broker Scandal and Questionable Policies Lead to Further Rise of Far-Right

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

Hungary - 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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