Mass Demonstrations

D-Day: Demonstrations in Hungary


After the initial ban of the protests by authorities, independent trade unions were able to secure permits for a long weekend of protests from Sept 29 to Oct. 2. Information arranged in live-blog format. More…

LIVE BLOG: “Don’t Like the System? – Protest!” Demonstration; Budapest

Posted on October 23, 2011


They demonstrated in masses for the freedom of the press in March, and now they are back, with plenty more to protest against. This time, the Hungarian Facebook group One Million for the Freedom of Press in Hungary (EMS) expects more than 100,000 participants at their “Don’t Like The System” demonstration. Organizing the event was far from easy, but the protest is finally under way at 3:10 pm. Story continually updated below during the protest. More…

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