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Protests Held in Szolnok, Debrecen against Labour Code Changes

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.01.07.

Opposition parties and trade unions protested against the amendments to the labour code in Szolnok in central Hungary and Debrecen in eastern Hungary on Saturday.

Addressing the Szolnok demonstration attended by 300 people, Momentum board member Katalin Cseh described 2019 as a year of resistance.

Some 250 people gathering in front of the city hall of Debrecen promised to join the nationwide protests announced for January 19.

The Debrecen event was addressed by representatives of the opposition Socialists, Jobbik, LMP, Momentum parties and trade unions. The speakers demanded that the “slave law” should be withdrawn and former Debrecen mayor Lajos Kósa should leave public life.

featured photo by Zsolt Czeglédi/MTI