In the lesser news breaking since the Sun’s discovery of a neo-Nazi retreat/festival in Hungary, the organizers of the Magyar Sziget are suing the English journalists who recorded Chris Hurst, previously London Regional Secretary of the British National Party, giving a Hitler salute during a concert by Saga.
The greater update on 2011′s Magyar Sziget talks precisely to this question: is the festival itself is a kind of environment from which office-holders of a democratic society must maintain their distance at all cost? It turns out that The Sun’s reporters were not the only ones to come back from the festival with “clandestine” recordings. And it also turns out that the Sun’s reporting was only able to capture the least incriminating aspects of the festival. Read more.
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 rising gas prices on Friday, August 12. Read more.