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Parliament rejects the Istanbul Convention

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

A liberal author blasts the pro-government majority in parliament, which passed a resolution on Tuesday against ratifying the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. A pro-government site and an independent legal analyst disagree, although for differing reasons. READ MORE

Dispute over Charlottesville violence

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Right-wing, libertarian and left-wing commentators interpret the Charlottesville events in the light of Hungarian politics. READ MORE

Transborder Hungarian politician insulted by far-right protesters

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Right and left-wing commentators agree that there should be zero tolerance for far-right radicalism. They accuse Jobbik of fomenting hatred, after far-right protesters physically attacked a prominent Hungarian politician from Vojvodina. READ MORE

Népszabadság ponders revolution

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

A leading left-wing columnist regards any revolutionary option as uncivilised, but wonders if there is a way to oust Fidesz from power without resorting to violence. READ MORE