· March, 2011

Stories about Hungary from March, 2011

Hungary: Childhood Memories of the Holocaust in Pécs

  27 March 2011

Eva S. Balogh of Hungarian Spectrum shares her memories of the summer of 1944 in Pécs, when the city's Jewish population – and most of her neighbors and kindergarten classmates – lost their lives: “I heard that just last year the Jewish community in Pécs erected a memorial specifically for...

Hungary: A Visit To Gyöngyöspata

  21 March 2011

Activists of IndymediaCalling shared their recent experiences in Gyöngyöspata, a village in northern Hungary that got famous for being ‘occupied’ by members of a far-right paramilitary organization.

Hungary: Waiting for the Hungarian Guard

  19 March 2011

The conflict between the Roma and the Hungarian community of Gyöngyöspata, a village north of Budapest, escalated drastically when paramilitary organizations appeared in the settlement some two weeks ago, after the far-right Hungarian political party's rally. Marietta Le reports on the online response to the situation.

Hungary: Constitutional questionnaire

  3 March 2011

Eva Balogh of Hungarian Spectrum discusses a questionnaire sent out to Hungarian citizens asking them what they think should be included in a new Hungarian constitution.