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A left-wing perspective on Barcelona terror

Monday, August 21st, 2017

A left-wing commentator interprets the Barcelona attacks as proof that it is futile to restrict basic democratic liberties, as there is no silver bullet against terrorist violence. READ MORE

First reaction to the Barcelona terror attacks

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

In an early comment on the Barcelona attacks, the editor-in-chief of the leading pro-government daily thinks that Central and Eastern Europeans are fully justified in opposing migrant quotas and illegal migration. READ MORE

Left and right trade accusations of media bias

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
A pro-government media outlet accuses a left-wing journal of distorting the news by failing to properly report acts of terror committed by a person of immigrant background. A left-wing blogger thinks it is the pro-government media which is highly biased against migrants.

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Former Socialist minister to represent Syrian migrant charged with terrorism

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

As a former Socialist Minister of Justice agrees to defend an asylum-seeker in his appeal against a conviction for terrorism, a pro-government commentator accuses the Left of ‘siding with illegal migrants’. A left-wing columnist dismisses the accusation. READ MORE

Manchester seen as proving Hungary right

Friday, May 26th, 2017

A pro-government analyst blames irresponsible western leaders for the spread of the terror threat in Europe and mentions Hungary’s strict immigration rules as an example of responsible policy. READ MORE

Reactions to the Manchester terror attack

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

In their first comments on the lethal bombing attack in the Manchester Arena, analysts disagree on whether mass immigration from Muslim countries is a significant element in the rise of Islamist terror. READ MORE

Right-wing takes on the London attacks

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Two pro-government columnists link terrorist attacks to immigration and multiculturalist ideology. READ MORE

Deeper analyses of the Berlin terror attack

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Opinions diverge on the significance of the terror truck attack in Berlin and even more so on its implications for Germany, Hungary and the world. READ MORE

The Berlin truck terror attack

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

In their very first reactions to the Berlin massacre, the Hungarian media refrain from recalling how their government cautioned Germany against indiscriminately hosting a million asylum seekers. They quote experts who warn that Christmas fairs are impossible to protect against lone wolf terrorist attacks. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s speech at Kötcse on 9/11

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Commentators agree that our lives will never be the same as they were before 2001, but disagree on PM Orbán’s speech on the anniversary. READ MORE