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Speculation on EU migration policy under the German presidency

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

A liberal commentator believes that the EU’s expected anti-immigration turn will make it difficult for the Hungarian government to continue its anti-immigrant rhetoric. A pro-government columnist finds it peculiar that liberals see the anticipated shift as a defeat for PM Orbán. A conservative analyst fears that the EU under the German presidency still wants to impose immigration on the EU.
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New synagogue inaugurated in Kecskemét

Monday, July 6th, 2020

A Jewish news portal welcomes the opening of the new synagogue and finds no problem with the fact that the Prime Minister’s name is inscribed on the inaugural marble plaque. READ MORE

Gábor Vona sceptical on opposition chances

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

In his first interview with Magyar Nemzet since his resignation as chairman of Jobbik, Gábor Vona argues that the opposition parties are competing for the same electorate rather than trying to broaden their combined constituency. READ MORE

Donald Trump seen as Hungary’s friend  

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

A pro-government commentator suggests that Hungary would benefit from the re-election of President Trump in November. He calls Prime Minister Orbán a strategic and ideological ally of the US President. READ MORE

Viktor Orbán’s Trianon speech

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

A pro-government columnist welcomes what he calls the Prime Minister’s courage, for criticizing the Great Powers for the 1920 partition of Hungary. He also praises Mr Orbán for underlining the importance of good neighbourly relations. READ MORE

Hungary ponders Von der Leyen’s recovery plan

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

As PM Orbán expresses doubts about the €750 billion restart package announced by the European Commission, opinions diverge on why he doesn’t wholeheartedly embrace the project. READ MORE

Hungary closes down Transit Zones

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

A liberal author predicts another infringement procedure against Hungary by the European Commission, while a pro-government commentator welcomes the government’s decision. READ MORE

Government to terminate emergency

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

As the government plans to end the ‘state of danger’ on 1 June, opinions diverge on the Prime Minister’s motives. READ MORE

Opposition calls for Human Resources Minister to be ousted

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

As the Socialist Party asks how long the Prime Minister is prepared to keep a man in charge of public health whom he himself deems unfit, a liberal analyst is certain that Dr Kásler’s days as Cabinet Minister are numbered. READ MORE

Tusk compares Orbán to former Nazi theorist

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Left-liberal outlets describe Mr Tusk’s statement as a mild gesture, while pro-government sites hit back with the alleged collaborator past of the People’s Party President’s grandfather. READ MORE