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Opposition demands President Novák’s resignation over a controversial amnesty

Thursday, February 8th, 2024

A left-wing pundit thinks it was the fault of the ’system’ that President pardoned the helper of a paedophile offender last year. A pro-government columnist believes that the opposition side is more lenient towards paedophilia than the government. READ MORE

Government billboards feature Alex Soros and von der Leyen

Friday, November 24th, 2023

A liberal commentator believes Soros Junior is less fit for the role of propaganda scarecrow than his father was. READ MORE

PM Orbán on adversaries who ’want to force us to our knees’

Friday, September 22nd, 2023

The only nationwide pro-government print daily publishes excerpts from the Prime Minister’s address to the season-opening assembly of Fidesz MPs in Esztergom on Wednesday. ‘Our opponents want to force us to our knees during the forthcoming year’, Mr Orbán claimed. READ MORE

Soros Foundations leave the EU because its ‘grants are taken for granted’

Saturday, August 26th, 2023

A Hungarian-Canadian writer who is familiar with George Soros looks back on his life and efforts to promote the idea of an open society. READ MORE

Soros Foundation ends most EU operations

Thursday, August 17th, 2023

A right-wing analyst predicts that liberal Hungarian NGOs will not be left without western funding, while a liberal observer lambasts a government luminary who compares the Soros network to an occupying army. READ MORE

Transparency International ranks Hungary as most corrupt EU state

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

Opinions diverge on the annual Corruption Perceptions Index. Transparency International ranked Hungary as the most corrupt country in the European Union in its latest analysis. READ MORE

Teachers’ protest on October 23

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

A pro-government analyst and a left-wing commentator offer diametrically opposed interpretations of the teachers’ demonstrations joined by tens of thousands in Budapest on 23 October. READ MORE

Police investigate Márki-Zay’s campaign financing

Thursday, September 29th, 2022

As the Hungarian police launch an investigation into the funding of Péter Márki-Zay’s campaign in the April election, a pro-government pundit accuses the opposition of serving foreign interests. A left-wing columnist retorts that pro-government NGOs use public funding all the time to promote the government’s messages. READ MORE

Márki-Zay depicted as a foreign agent

Saturday, February 5th, 2022

The leading pro-government daily accuses the opposition frontrunner of ‘collusion with foreign actors’. The paper claims that Márki-Zay’s movement as well as pro-opposition NGOs and journalists are financed by foreign sources who promote globalist and pro-migration views. READ MORE

Speculations about foreign interference in Hungarian elections

Monday, January 24th, 2022

A pro-government columnist fears that foreign agencies including the CIA may interfere in the Hungarian election to help the opposition. The leading liberal weekly finds such accusations absurd, and points out that it is the government that created a network of foreign supporters. READ MORE