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‘State of Migration Emergency’ under fire

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Mandiner doubts whether the declaration of a special state of emergency in view of a potential wave of irregular migrants is legally justified. Magyar Idők quotes experts who believe that it will eventually prove useful. READ MORE

Liberal commentators attack ‘Emergency State of Terror’ bill

Monday, January 25th, 2016

A former Socialist representative puts forward a ’personal conspiracy theory’ about Fidesz’s proposal on the planned ‘Emergency State of Terror’ constitutional amendment, while a liberal commentator calls such laws hotbeds of dictatorship. READ MORE

Snowstorm reveals Hungary’s weaknesses and strengths

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

A pro-government daily accuses the opposition of launching an irresponsible attack on the government after a snowstorm blocked major roads for several days, but also calls for the Prime Minister to explain what caused the delay in clearing the roads. READ MORE

Military registry deemed necessary

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Pundits from both the left and the right acknowledge that it is reasonable to reinstate the registration of Hungarian men of military age. A left-wing commentator, however, worries that the sensitive personal data collected by the government may be misused. READ MORE