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The Soros-list

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

A pro-government weekly published a list of 200 people on Thursday whom it deems as members of the ‘Soros network’ in Hungary. The left-liberal side reacts with fury and compares such drawing up of lists to Nazi practices. The weekly retorts that a list of pro-government personalities was compiled by a left-liberal outlet years ago. READ MORE

George Soros still in focus

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

A prominent pro-government pundit sees ample evidence to show that George Soros maintains a network of NGOs in order to put pressure on governments. He also suspects that the ‘Soros NGOs’ and their employees may pose a national security threat. READ MORE

George Soros accused of standing behind Slovak protests

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Two Slovakian/Hungarian authors criticise PM Orbán for agreeing with his beleaguered Slovak counterpart who suspects George Soros behind the protest movement which has built up since the killing  of a investigative journalist in Slovakia. A Transylvanian author thinks whatever his sins, Mr Fico is an important ally for Hungary against mass immigration. READ MORE

Karácsony introduces his ‘shadow cabinet’

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Pro-government news outlets slam the team the left-wing candidate for Prime Minister has introduced as members of his future cabinet four weeks before the election as a ‘Soros squad’. READ MORE

Dispute over the UN’s role in migration

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

A pro-government columnist accuses the United Nations of trying to help the Left in the April election. A conservative critic of the government thinks the Fidesz campaign against the UN is doomed to failure.  READ MORE

New ’Peace March’ scheduled for March 15

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

As leading government supporters announce a mass walk in Budapest for the anniversary of the 1848 revolution, a critic of the government thinks Fidesz cannot simply trash its anti-Soros campaign, although it realises its drawbacks. READ MORE

Government may scale back its anti-Soros campaign

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

As government spin doctors are reported to be weighing a new communications strategy in the wake of their candidate’s defeat in the Hódmezővásárhely mayoral election, a liberal columnist predicts that they will target the disparate nature of the opposition – and they will be right. READ MORE

‘Stop Soros’ bill tabled in Parliament

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Opinions sharply diverge on the government bill which would force NGOs which ‘actively promote mass immigration’ to seek authorisation from the Minister of the Interior. A liberal reporter believes the bill may not pass, as the government does not command the two thirds majority needed for the part of the bill which refers to national security . READ MORE

Stop Soros to be tabled in Parliament

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

As the government plans to table the so-called ‘Stop Soros’ package of anti-asylum-seeker bills, a conservative critic of the government thinks that the anti-immigrant rhetoric of Fidesz may alienate even some of those voters who otherwise agree with the governing party’s migration policies. READ MORE

An insider on the gossip about Fidesz agents within the Left

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

A veteran left-wing columnist criticises both George Soros and DK leader Ferenc Gyurcsány, for accusing unspecified left-wing personalities of conniving with the incumbent government. READ MORE