Previously: 2010-2011

(selections from times prior to the blog’s tracking of the international press on Hungary):

 

English-Language Reporting on Far-Right Paramilitaries Keeping Roma Population of Hungarian Village under Siege (March-June 2011):

https://gyongyospatasolidarity.wordpress.com/

New Hungarian Constitution (April 2011):

Hungarian Parliament Approves New Constitution – The New York Times, 04/19/2011 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/19/world/europe/19iht-hungary19.html

Hungary Passes New Constitution Amid Concerns – The Wall Street Journal, 04/18/2011  with list of the most controversial items  http://blogs.wsj.com/emergingeurope/2011/04/18/hungary-passes-new-constitution-amid-concerns

Venice Commission Vexed By Hungary’s New Constitution – The Wall Street Journal, 06/21/2011                   http://blogs.wsj.com/emergingeurope/2011/06/21/venice-commission-vexed-by-hungarys-new-constitution

‘Hungary is a Disgrace for Europe’ – Der Spiegel04/19/2011 http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,757971,00.html

Media Law (Jan. 2011):

Hungarian Media Laws Embarrass European Allies http://www.npr.org/2011/01/11/132833404/hungary-measures-draw-fears-of-autocratic-rule

Hungary begins first EU presidency with warnings over press freedom  http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jan/03/hungary-press-crackdown-eu-presidency

Concerns about the Hungarian EU Presidency (Jan. 2011):

Critics Fear Democracy is Eroding in Hungary http://www.npr.org/2011/01/15/132964317/Critics-Fear-Democracy-Is-Eroding-In-Hungary

Hungary’s democratic ‘dictator in the making’ takes centre stage in Europe http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jan/06/hungary-democratic-dictator-europe

Anti-Semitism in Hungary, Far Right, Hungarian Guard:

“Budapest Experiences a New Wave of Hatred,” by Erich Follath of the Spiegel:

http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,722880,00.html

The Earliest Reactions to the Policies of the Orbán Government:

Washington Post editorial: “Hungary’s Rightward Lunge – A New Government Plays to Chauvinism”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/18/AR2010071802529.html

The Putinization of Hungary – Washington Post editorial:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/26/AR2010122601791.html

Washington Post: A Democracy Slips – “When the authors of the American constitution worried about the “tyranny of the majority,” they might have had Viktor Orban, the Hungarian prime minister, in mind.”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/27/AR2010122703990.html

Hungarian Culture in the News:

A lengthier piece on US public radio for which “the Hungarian suicide song” and Hungary’s suicide problem turns out to be integral:

http://freakonomicsradio.com/freakonomics-radio-hour-long-episode-3-“the-suicide-paradox”.html

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