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Momentum embraces Pride Parade


As the new youthful party issues an appeal in support of the Gay Pride Parade, a conservative commentator regrets that the new opposition movement has ‘gone so far to the left’. READ MORE

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MSZP suspected of receiving government support


A fact-finding journalist discovers examples of surprising albeit indirect financial help from the government side to the MSZP, while an independent commentator dismisses the idea that the MSZP is kept afloat by Fidesz as just one more conspiracy theory. Jobbik’s new moderate strategy may play a role in the strategies of these two parties. READ MORE

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Growing discontent with Botka in the MSZP?


A conservative daily reports that ‘the air is getting thin around Botka’, while a left-wing pundit believes that the MSZP candidate for PM must confront ‘the shadows of his own party’ if he wants to be successful. READ MORE

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1.2 million planning to work abroad?


A pro-government columnist has doubts about the figures released on the number of Hungarians contemplating emigration. READ MORE

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Green MEP proposing mass settlement of Syrians in Eastern Europe


An independent conservative columnist finds an idea proposed by a leading German Green MEP to resettle whole Syrian villages into Eastern Europe, ‘abhorrent’. READ MORE

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Poster bill is back in parliament


As the government tries to push its ban on political posters outside electoral campaigns through Parliament, a left-wing commentator claims that if successful, this would deprive   opposition parties of one of their few remaining tools to reach a wider public. READ MORE

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PM Orbán defies Brussels on migration quotas


A pro-government commentator predicts a long drawn-out confrontation between Brussels and the V4 alliance around the ‘flow’ of migrants into Europe. READ MORE

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Weeklies on the prospect of a broad anti-Fidesz coalition


Commentators from right across the political spectrum express their doubts about the potential of a broad anti-Fidesz coalition, which aims to change the current electoral law. READ MORE

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Parliament passes NGO law


Two liberal weeklies accuse the government of trying to demonize and silence foreign funded watchdog organizations. READ MORE

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Campaign ad law amendments rejected by Parliament


A pro-government commentator accuses opposition parties of corruption after opposition MPs rejected the government’s amendments to the political campaign law. Magyar Nemzet’s columnist, on the other hand, thinks that the government wants to silence the opposition. READ MORE

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