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Hungarian Monument Damaged during Warsaw Protests Restored

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.11.03.

The monument dedicated to the Hungarian soldiers who took part in the anti-Nazi uprising in Warsaw has been restored after being damaged during recent anti-abortion protests in the Polish capital, the Hungarian embassy in Warsaw said on Monday.

The embassy said in a statement that there was no discernable connection between what the monument which stands near the Polish Parliament buildings symbolises and the imagery that was daubed on it.

Ambasador 🇭🇺 Orsolya Kovács, attaché wojskowy József Szabó oraz w imieniu #IPN zastępca prezesa Mateusz Szpytma złożyli…

Közzétette: Ambasada Węgier / Varsói Magyar Nagykövetség – 2020. november 2., hétfő

The embassy has thanked a volunteer who tried to remove the graffiti as well as the Polish National Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) for clearing the monument.

Hungarian Press Roundup: Reactions to Conflicts over Abortion Rights in Poland
Hungarian Press Roundup: Reactions to Conflicts over Abortion Rights in Poland

A pro-government columnist accuses Polish demonstrators protesting against the restriction of abortion rights of trying to erase the core of Polish national identity. A liberal commentator deems it unlikely that abortion rights will be restricted in Hungary. Hungarian press roundup by budapost.eu   In Magyar Nemzet, Zsolt Bayer finds it shocking that in Poland, demonstrators protesting […]Continue reading

Hungarian Ambassador Orsolya Kovács Zsuzsanna and military attache József Szabó laid wreaths at the restored monument together with IPN deputy head Mateusz Spytma.

featured image via ipn.gov.pl