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Péter Magyar’s new party registered to run for seats in the European Parliament

Saturday, April 13th, 2024

A left-wing commentator thinks that Péter Magyar may score a significant moral victory over the government if his new TISZA party makes it to the European Parliament and joins the European People’s Party. READ MORE

Péter Magyar mainly draws supporters from opposition parties – for the moment

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024

Commentators disagree on Magyar’s chances of luring Fidesz voters to his camp. READ MORE

Péter Magyar mobilized another massive rally

Tuesday, April 9th, 2024

Opinions diverge on both the size of the crowd cheering the new opposition star on Saturday and his chances to bring about a regime change. READ MORE

Péter Magyar still in focus

Monday, April 8th, 2024

Weeklies attach more importance to Peter Magyar’s appearance on the political scene than during the first two weeks of his sudden surge as the most popular critic of the government. READ MORE

Opposition daily does not take up Péter Magyar’s defence

Monday, April 1st, 2024

The weeklies went to print before former Justice Minister Judit Varga, in a 145-minute-long video interview, depicted her marriage as 16 years of regular emotional abuse. The left-wing nationwide print daily carries four commentaries on the issue. None question the veracity of Ms Varga’s claims. READ MORE

Péter Magyar’s case seen as a crisis for Fidesz

Saturday, March 30th, 2024

An independent political analyst takes the challenge posed by the former Fidesz insider as a rehearsal of how the fall of Fidesz could kick off one day. READ MORE

Judit Varga describes past domestic harassment by Péter Magyar

Friday, March 29th, 2024

A pro-government pundit praises the former Minister of Justice for her accomplishments and her courage, while vituperating against her divorced husband who is trying to build a political movement to challenge his former friends and allies. READ MORE

Péter Magyar releases recordings alleging corruption

Thursday, March 28th, 2024

A pro-government pundit condemns Magyar for secretly recording and now publicly releasing a conversation with his wife, who was at that time (January 2023) Minister of Justice. A left-wing columnist takes the audio as proof that the government is not worthy of public trust. READ MORE

Weeklies on Péter Magyar

Monday, March 25th, 2024

Weekly newspapers were already on the stands when tens of thousands of people attended the 15 March rally where Péter Magyar, the divorced husband of former justice minister Judit Varga announced his plan to set up a new centrist party. This week, most commentators express scepticism about his initiative. READ MORE

Péter Magyar accused of launching baseless accusations

Friday, March 22nd, 2024

Pro-government commentators describe the new opposition star as an unserious person who will do harm to the opposition. READ MORE