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Bilingualism in the Carpathian Basin

The number of Hungarian civilian institutions fighting for bilingualism in the Carpathian Basin is on the rise. Two of the most prominent ones are are the “Bilingual Southern Slovakia” (Kétnyelvű Dél-Szlováki) and the “Yes, Please!” (Igen, Tessék!) movements. Civilian society in Eastern Europe are often considered weak, especially compared to Western Europe or North America. The rights of Hungarians living […]


Holocaust Memorial Year Proceeds Despite Proposed Boycott

The Hungarian Holocaust Memorial Year will proceed despite a boycott started and led by the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (Magyarországi Zsidó Hitközségek Szövetsége, Mazsihisz) as associations continue to organize commemorative events, wrote Magyar Nemzet Online. More than four hundred programs are to receive government funding for the Hungarian Holocaust Memorial Year, summing up to EUR 4.9 million (1.5 billion […]


István Tarlós – Interview

István Tarlós, born in Budapest, is a Hungarian politician, Mayor of Budapest since 2010 and is currently the Fidesz’s candidate for the upcoming local government election of October, where he intends to become a two-term mayor of Budapest. In an interview for news portal he talked about the new election system, the hot topics of the campaign and future […]


Miklós Seszták – Interview

Born in Budapest, Miklós Seszták is a Hungarian jurist, politician and currently the Minister for National Development, he is also one of the vice presidents of the Christian Democratic People’s Party (Kereszténydemokrata Néppárt, KDNP). In interview for portal Napigazdaság the minister talked about his plans for the next cycle. After the purchase of Főgáz (Budapest Gas Supplier) by the Hungarian […]


Lajos Kósa – Interview

Born in Debrecen, Lajos Kósa is a Hungarian economist, politician and currently the mayor of his hometown since 1998. He has also represented Debrecen in the National Assembly of Hungary also since 1998. As a member of parliament since 1990 he has served on several committees, including, but not limited to the Local Government and Regional Affairs Committee, Defense and Law Enforcement Committee and Economic Committee. […]