Category Archives: országgyülés

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 , | 10 Comments

Hungary: Fall 2011 Legislative Season Begins

Tomorrow is the opening day of the fall legislative season in the Hungarian parliament. What is to be expected? Here’s the run-down of the most important of the legislative agenda of Fall 2011.

Posted in electoral law, English-language Hungarian news, Fidesz, Hungarian far-right militias, Hungary, János Lázár, országgyülés, parliament, religion law | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Még egy lapáttal: Hungarian Gulag in the Making

UPDATE – 07/11/2011: Proposal now officially a law in Hungary. Scroll down for details. We are continually behind. The news coming out of Hungary follow in such close succession that, just when we feel like we have caught our breath, … Continue reading

Posted in Hungarian Roma, Hungary, közfoglalkoztatási törvény, közmunka, országgyülés, public works, Sándor Pintér, Viktor Orbán, workers rights | Tagged , , | 5 Comments