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Sara Heltai

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UN Human Rights Official Pulls No Punches in Assessment of Hungary

After a nine-day visit, UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst highlighted the disheartening conditions human rights activists face in Hungary.

Hungary’s Teachers Are Mad As Hell and They’re Not Taking It Anymore

Dissatisfaction with the declining state of Hungarian education has been brewing for years and has culminated in a protest by 30,000 people in Budapest.

Hungary Adds a Flashy Website and a Lawsuit to Its Anti-Refugee Arsenal

Hungary is stepping up efforts to block European Union plans to relocate some 120,000 refugees across the continent.

Hungarians Use Wit, Paint and Photoshop to Deface the Government's Anti-Immigration Billboards

The Fidesz-led government has mounted giant billboards across the country touting a xenophobic agenda. Hungarians are responding to these anti-immigration messages with creative defiance.

Hungary Lays the Xenophobia on Thick in National Questionnaire About Immigration

The questionnaire seems to be more of a tool to influence public opinion than to weigh it. Civil society organizations are speaking out against the government's rhetoric.

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