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The State Department’s views on Hungary

Monday, May 28th, 2012

A right wing columnist chastises the US State Department for pronouncing unfounded opinions about Hungary. READ MORE

Budapest Pride denied permission

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Left-wing commentators criticise the police for denying permission for the annual LGBT march in Budapest. They believe that the police by doing so is violating basic human rights. One speculates that the conservative government wants to make sure no gays appear in public. READ MORE

Instability in Libya after Gaddafi’s death

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Magyar Nemzet suggests that Libya will not be a safer place in the post-Gaddafi era. The right wing commentator also believes the dictator had to be killed because he knew too much. READ MORE

Bull in a China shop

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Few question the advantages of the bilateral agreements signed by PM Viktor Orbán and his counterpart Wen Jiabao on June 25 in Budapest, especially in the mainstream press.  Many popular bloggers, however, even on the right of the political spectrum, argue that the government went too far in its courtesy towards the Asian giant. READ MORE