Tag Archives: Jobbik

“We or Nobody”: Hungarian Far-Right Party Holds Party Congress

It is hard to assess the most recent party congress of Jobbik, Hungary’s far-right party, where the emphasis was primarily on preparations to emerge as Hungary’s governing political force. In the part of the world where I live, we are celebrating … Continue reading

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Adding Fuel to the Fire? – Hungarian Town Famous for Neo-Nazi Invasion during the Spring Elects Neo-Nazi Mayor

Is it going to have any retroactive impact on how we might remember the events of the spring – during which zealous neo-nazi militias patrolled the streets of Gyöngyöspata as part of a campaign of intimidation directed at the town’s Roma population – … Continue reading

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A Case where Fair and Balanced Will Do Us No Good: The Civil Guards Movement in Hungary

It should be a well-known fact to those who are trying to catch up on the recent de-democratization of Hungary that the country has recently enacted a media law which instructs Hungarian journalists to remain “fair and balanced” in their … Continue reading

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