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An environmentalist condemns the US riots

Monday, July 6th, 2020

A veteran sociologist who has led several campaigns in defence of the environment deplores the international left for supporting the destructive and often violent rioting across the United States and in some West European countries. READ MORE

A left-wing take on the US turmoil

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

A left-wing sociologist believes the most forsaken elements of Hungarian society would have ample reason to revolt, just like disempowered blacks in the US – and the day may come when they will. READ MORE

Former Budapest police-chief indicted

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

A pro-government commentator welcomes a decision by the Prosecutor’s Office to prosecute former Budapest police chief Péter Gergényi for his involvement in the 2006 riots, but finds it problematic that it took more than six years to bring the case to court. READ MORE

Police brutality footage from 2006

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

A right-wing columnist wonders why the police investigates journalists who identified the policemen beating up protesters during the 2006 riots, instead of prosecuting the violent perpetrators who, she believes, acted on the orders of Ferenc Gyurcsány’s left-wing government. READ MORE

Gyurcsány accused of 2006 police abuses

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Népszabadság believes the report submitted by the Prime Minister to Parliament on the conduct of the police force during the 2006 riots is part of a witch-hunt. The right-wing dailies demand a judicial inquiry into former Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány’s responsibility for the “acts of terror” unleashed by police commanders against peaceful citizens. READ MORE