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The Hungarian Weinstein

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Magyar Nemzet encourages women who fell victim to sexual abuse by the powerful to come forward in order to protect future potential victims from traumas similar to their own. READ MORE

Government cancels its Telekom contracts

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Left-wing commentators are outraged by the government’s decision to order ministries to terminate their mobile internet subscriptions with Telekom Hungary after the mainly German owned IT and telecommunication company scrapped its sponsorship contract with a singer whose statements on women “conflicted with the company’s values.” READ MORE

Government U-turn on domestic violence

Monday, September 17th, 2012

A pro-government columnist joins left-wing commentators in criticizing a Fidesz MP for downplaying domestic violence. After the governing party promises to explicitly sanction domestic violence, left-wing commentators welcome the decision and note that democracy “may not be lost”, after all. READ MORE

Fierce debate about domestic violence

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Left-wing commentators claim that Fidesz wants to send women back to the kitchen, after a Fidesz MP suggested that the low birthrate is the main problem with Hungarian families. A pro-government columnist contends that the opposition is deliberately misinterpreting the statement. READ MORE