On 25 July Békés county court rejected public prosecutors’ request that the so-called Civil Guard Association for a Better Future (Szebb Jövõért Polgárõr Egyesület), the paramilitary organisation behind last year’s[…]
What is the explanation for Hungarians memorialising those who allied with Hitler and Nazi Germany (“Anti-fascist protest”, The Budapest Times, 22-28 June 2012 and other stories)? There must be some[…]
Following the response to my article (“All for one or one for all?”, Centre for Fair Political Analysis, The Budapest Times, 25-31 May 2012) by reader Nicholas Ryan in a[…]
I read with interest both Júlia Lakatos’ piece (“All for one or one for all?”, Centre for Fair Political Analysis, The Budapest Times, 25-31 May 2012) and Nicholas Ryan’s indignant[…]
Your publication of the article (“All for one or one for all?”, political analysis, 23 May) by Júlia Lakatos from the “Centre for Fair Political Analysis” makes me wonder if[…]
The battle for the hearts and minds of Hungarians took a bizarre turn last week when, in apparent retaliation for the despoliation of a wooden statue erected to Admiral Miklós[…]
We wish to make our voices heard and to express our concerns about the Hungarian Act CCVI of 2011 on the Right to Freedom of Conscience and Religion and on[…]
In the interests of impartial, professional journalism, may I suggest you publish the other side of the Pep Rally (I mean Peace March) sign highlighted in your glorious last issue?
It is amazing how many international observers seem to have joined a race these days to show they are the boldest of all in attacking a Hungarian government that is pushed into the corner for reasons largely out of its control. Setting out to write a piece in defence of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s government, I must expect to imminently be attacked too. Well, so be it.
I have always thought myself a good European, supporting integration and enlargement, the common currency, the increasing role of communitarian legislation and the prospects of a United Europe in the distant future. For the first time I feel unease about this vision.