Laura Royer on the media coverage of the Hungarian coronavirus law.
Lossi Asks: How Might the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Attitudes Towards Border Policies in Central and Eastern Europe?
No one in Europe could have possibly missed out on the big news of the moment: the coronavirus is here. With the daily lives of 446 million EU inhabitants affected, the pandemic might constitute [...]
– In Hungary, the European Parliament Elections campaign officially began on April 6th (read all about the elections in Lossi 36’s handy guide). Incumbent party Fidesz will campaign this [...]
🇭🇺 Hungary Monthly Digest: EPP suspends Fidesz and Orbán’s village is getting an artificial lake and an island
– In February, the Hungarian government launched an “information” campaign featuring posters targeting billionaire and liberal George Soros and President of the European Commission [...]
🇭🇺 Hungary Monthly Digest: Hungary is “Partly Free”, and government launches campaign against the European Commission
– On January 30th, workers of the Audi factory in Győr, Northwest Hungary, won an 18% wage increase, ending a six-day strike. The factory is one of the biggest industrial hubs of the country, [...]
– “Sport is the shared language of Central Europe”: on September 27th, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán inaugurated the TSC Football Academy in Topolya/Bačka Topola in Serbia, which [...]
– Since the start of the new school year and following a recent amendment to kindergarten curricula over the summer, Hungarian kindergarten teachers are required to teach their pupils [...]
– On the 2nd of August, the Roma Genocide Remembrance day was commemorated in Budapest. Estimations report that about 250,000 Roma people were murdered between 1938 and 1945 in Europe, among [...]
– German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in Berlin on the 5th of July. This meeting occurred in the midst of rather tense relations between the two leaders, [...]