Category Archives: LMP

To The Margins of An Early January Protest in Hungary

Hungarians themselves may have been too scared to realize that, following their protest against the country’s new constitution, they were cast into the limelight of international attention. While less than a thousand politicians gathered to celebrate the new “fundamental law” in … Continue reading

Posted in 4K!, Democratic Coalition, Ferenc Gyurcsány, Hungarian government, Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP), Hungary, Hungary-protests, LMP, Pál Schmitt | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Civil Sphere and Grassroots Protests in Hungary: December, 2011

Earlier during the life of this blog, I tried to report about every grass-root action organized by the Hungarian civil sphere. But the time I would have had to have available to keep at this task was rising exponentially, and … Continue reading

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Hungarian Opposition Parties Resort to Civil Disobedience

In what kind of a country would an entire bloc of opposition parties find civil disobedience their only means to halt legislation in the country’s parliament? Yes, the question is rhetorical, and yes, we are talking about Hungary. On Dec. … Continue reading

Posted in Fidesz, Hungarian parliament, Hungary, Hungary-protests, LMP, Viktor Orbán | Tagged | 5 Comments