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Police Launch Probe into DK’s Niedermüller’s ‘Hate Speech’

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.02.14.

The national investigations office (NNI) has launched an investigation into recent remarks by Péter Niedermüller, opposition (Democratic Coalition – DK) mayor of Budapest’s 7th district, pro-government civil group CÖF and associated CÖKA foundation told MTI in a statement on Thursday.

NNI launched its probe on suspicion of Niedermüller’s “enticing hatred against a community”, based on a criminal complaint by CÖF-CÖKA.

Pro-gov’t NGO CÖF Asks Pope Francis to ‘Defend the Christian Community of Hungary’ after DK Politician’s Remarks

In their statement, CÖF-CÖKA voiced hope that “those enticing hatred on basis of race, gender, or sexual orientation will be duly punished irrespective of their political leanings”.

Protesters Demand DK’s Niedermüller’s Withdrawal over ‘Racist and anti-Christian’ Remarks

Speaking on commercial television channel ATV on January 20, Niedermuller described white, Christian heterosexuals as a “scary formation”.

In the featured photo: Péter Niedermüller