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Fukuyama in agreement with PM Orbán

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

A pro-government political analyst welcomes Francis Fukuyama’s recent statement, in which the American liberal political thinker called for an end to uncontrolled migration and the protection the EU’s borders – echoing the proposals of the Hungarian Prime Minister. READ MORE

Brussels won’t pay for Hungary’s border fence

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Pundits across the political spectrum comment on PM Orbán’s request to the European Commission to reimburse half of the construction costs of the border fence – and the European Commission’s refusal to do so. READ MORE

Chancellor Merkel criticizes Hungary’s migration policies

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

A conservative commentator dismisses Angela Merkel’s claim that Hungary mistreated migrants. READ MORE

Diplomatic standoff at the Hungarian-Austrian border

Friday, July 8th, 2016

As first Austria then Hungary reintroduce temporary border checks, a left-wing commentator fears that unless mutual trust is restored, borders in Europe will soon appear again. READ MORE

Visegrád summit calls for a fence on the Macedonian border

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

A pro-government commentator accuses German Chancellor Merkel of “moral imperialism” for opposing the ‘sealing off’ of the Schengen zone to migrants. The leading left-wing daily suggests that leaders of The Visegrád countries are unlikely to support the German Chancellor’s proposals at the EU summit on migration on Thursday. READ MORE

Hungary’s migrant policy criticised by Amnesty International

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

A conservative constitutional lawyer dismisses the accusation that Hungary is violating its international obligations. On the contrary, Hungary is among the few states that still respects the Schengen treaty and acts accordingly, he claims. READ MORE

Hungary seals her border with Serbia

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

As Hungary closes its southern borders to undocumented migrants, and begins to process their asylum applications at a special checkpoint, commentators fear that this is not the end of the migrant crisis. READ MORE