Category Archives: Gábor Vona

Hungarian Guards’ Judicial Victory, Jobbik Chairman Considers Armed Conflict Unavoidable

Marching in uniform, as part of a paramilitary formation, is no longer illegal in Hungary. As far-right internet portals report with glee – in posts dated Jan 27, though the judgment is from December – the Budapest Court of Appeals issued a … Continue reading

Posted in Gábor Vona, Hungarian far-right militias, Hungary, Jobbik, New Hungarian Guard | 13 Comments

Hungarian Guards at Flag-burning Protest – On Fidesz and the Hungarian Far-Right

Update to the post on Jan. 22, 2012: source and link to pictures added to ending paragraphs on previous marches of the New Hungarian Guard in the latter half of 2011. For the last few days, one of the most … Continue reading

Posted in European Parliament, Fidesz, Gábor Vona, Gyöngyöspata, Hungarian far-right militias, Hungarian Roma, Jobbik, public works, Viktor Orbán | 19 Comments

“We or Nobody”: Hungarian Far-Right Party Holds Party Congress

It is hard to assess the most recent party congress of Jobbik, Hungary’s far-right party, where the emphasis was primarily on preparations to emerge as Hungary’s governing political force. In the part of the world where I live, we are celebrating … Continue reading

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Paying Off Forex Loans, The Hungarian Way

It is hard to write anything new on the Hungarian government’s plan to fix the exchange rate for loans held by the Hungarian population in foreign currency at as much as 20% below the prevailing exchange rate. I am perhaps … Continue reading

Posted in Forex loans, Gábor Vona, Hungarian far-right, Hungary, Jobbik, országgyülés, parliament, Viktor Orbán | Tagged , | 12 Comments

Krisztina Morvai: “Nazi Barbie” in US Diplomatic Cables

Another post on Jobbik, Hungary’s far-right party, with apologies to readers who are impatient with this string of reports covering Jobbik’s recent appearances in Hungary’s news. Yes, a properly contrarian blog on Hungary should perhaps pay more attention to the … Continue reading

Posted in English-language Hungarian news, Gábor Vona, Hungarian far-right, Jobbik, Krisztina Morvai, neo-nazis in Hungary, US-Hungarian diplomatic relationships | Tagged | 7 Comments

“Only We Are the Chosen People”: Hungarian Far Right Holds Troop-Review

“We are chosen, only we are the chosen people,” said one of the speakers, Lóránt Hegedűs, Jr. at the event held today. Gábor Vona, party leader of Hungary’s far-right party Jobbik and the founder of the original Hungarian Guard called … Continue reading

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Vona Gábor in Romania: “A Life And Death Struggle To Come To The Carpathian Basin”

Within days after Jobbik sympathizer Zsolt Tyirityán delivered a speech about shooting Jews and persons of color in an apocalyptic showdown between the pure-bred forces of his Betyársereg and criminal gypsies backed by Israeli tanks; within days only after Jobbik-allied neo-Nazi … Continue reading

Posted in English-language Hungarian news, Fidesz, Gábor Vona, Hungarian far-right, Hungary, Jobbik, neo-nazis in Hungary, Romania, Viktor Orbán | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Epilogue to the Neo-Nazi Protest at the Sziget Festival: When Common Sense Capitulates to Presumptuousness

It was not at all the turnout they had hoped for: only 60 to 70 neo-Nazis showed up to force their way into the Sziget festival in the hopes of holding a protest in front of the main stage against … Continue reading

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Hungarian Neo-Nazis Discuss Readiness to Take Up Arms

Since the publication of the Sun story on what takes place at a festival called Magyar Sziget (or Hungarian Island), one lesser and one more tremendous updates have become available.

Posted in English-language Hungarian news, Gábor Vona, hate crimes in Hungary, Hungarian far-right, Hungary, Magyar Sziget 2011, neo-nazis in Hungary | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Where Every Man Is A (Very Pure) Hungarian Island To Himself: Magyar Sziget, 2011

Such an atrocious gathering of neo-Nazis that one politician was fired from his far-right party over his participation. It’s the Magyar Sziget, or Hungarian Island, an international get-together for the far, far-right of Europe. The scandal broke out after the … Continue reading

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Caught in the Web of Hazy Thinking, Hungary’s Jobbik Distances Itself from Norwegian Tragedy

To begin with, let’s concede that Jobbik, Hungary’s extreme-right parliamentary party is not immediately responsible for the actions of Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik. To accuse them of having any agency in Breivik’s actions would truly be absurd. Let’s also … Continue reading

Posted in European Union, FPÖ, Gábor Vona, Hungarian far-right, Hungary, Jobbik, Krisztina Morvai, neo-nazis in Hungary | Tagged | 5 Comments