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One day of unity against anti-Semitism

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Columnists commenting on Sunday’s anti-Nazi demonstration wonder if the presence of both left and right-wing politicians is a harbinger of a new consensus to reject anti-Semitism. Both pro-government and left-wing pundits are skeptical about the possibility and the desirability of finding such common ground. READ MORE

Jewish magazine criticises liberals for opposing Rogán’s presence at anti-racist rally

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Szombat (Sabbat) magazine welcomes the presence of Fidesz floor leader Antal Rogán at the demonstration organised in the wake of another anti-Semitic Speech by a far-right MP. (See BudaPost, November 28, 29, and December 1.) The Jewish magazine deplores the fact that some left-liberal authors oppose Mr Rogán’s presence. READ MORE

Right-wing and left-wing dignitaries to demonstrate together against Jobbik’s anti-Semitism

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

An independent conservative commentator says pro-government and opposition politicians must remove Jobbik’s dirt from Hungary’s honour. READ MORE

Rogán vs Tarlós: a sign that the PM is weakening?

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

A left wing columnist speculates that the conflict between Budapest Mayor István Tarlós and one of Fidesz’s young shots, Antal Rogán, Mayor of the capital’s 5th district might be a sign that PM Viktor Orbán’s position is weakening. READ MORE