Symbol of unity on Kossuth Square. Hungarian opposition leaders hand in hand on stage in front of Parliament in Budapest.

Map. History of Hungary conflict

20 January 2019
HU gov uploaded this vid to social media today: These protests are being organized with George Soros' money so that they can turn Hungary into an immigrant country. This is why anti-immigration governments are being attacked around Europe – Hungarian gov spokesman Istvan Hollik2 week ago
HU gov uploaded this vid to social media today: "These protests are being organized with George Soros' money so that they can turn Hungary into an immigrant country. This is why anti-immigration governments are being attacked around Europe" – Hungarian gov spokesman Istvan Hollik
Demo in Budapest comes to an end after last protesters leave Kossuth Square. Despite unfavourable weather conditions (-1C and strong wind), thousands have taken the streets of Hungary's capital to protest vs Orbán Govt and demand democracy.2 week ago
Demo in Budapest comes to an end after last protesters leave Kossuth Square. Despite unfavourable weather conditions (-1C and strong wind), thousands have taken the streets of Hungary's capital to protest vs Orbán Govt and demand democracy.
2 week ago
Next nationwide demos Sat Jan 19 (likely to incl road closures), general strike remains option but no date yet, one of main Hungarian union heads tells @indexhu
2 week ago
Symbol of unity on Kossuth Square. Hungarian opposition leaders hand in hand on stage in front of Parliament in Budapest.
Huge crowd despite freezing temperatures in Budapest, Hungary.2 week ago
Huge crowd despite freezing temperatures in Budapest, Hungary.
Huge crowd of tens of thousands protesters just arrived to Parliament HungaryProtests2 week ago
Huge crowd of tens of thousands protesters just arrived to Parliament #HungaryProtests
A huge variety of flags at anti-Gov march in Budapest. Ideological differences don't count anymore in Hungary. Opposition united vs Orbán Administration.2 week ago
A huge variety of flags at anti-Gov march in Budapest. Ideological differences don't count anymore in Hungary. Opposition united vs Orbán Administration.
Discussions about the situation of the RuleOfLaw in Hungary and Poland under the Article 7 procedure are not on the agenda of the @EUCouncil meeting next Tuesday
2 week ago
Hungary has removed a statue marking the 1956 anti-communist revolution
3 week ago
Orbán and Netanyahu to attend right-wing Bolsonaro's Inauguration ceremony in Brasília on January 1st
3 week ago
Budapest community center, founded by a Jewish organization, hosts @OCCRP's partner @Atlatszo — one of Hungary's few independent investigative outlets. It's under attack by the municipality, police raids, and far-right groups.
Budapest: A new demo was announced for January 5 at the all-opposition protest on Friday. Several speakers urged a general strike with the trade unions because that would really hurt the government. They announced 2019 to be the year of resistance.  Photos: Béli Balázs/Alfahír4 week ago
Budapest: A new demo was announced for January 5 at the all-opposition protest on Friday. Several speakers urged a general strike with the trade unions because that would really hurt the government. They announced 2019 to be the year of resistance. Photos: Béli Balázs/Alfahír
Message to Orban at the third consequtive mass protest in Belgrade: We won't let them leave. - as Budapest is building an image of a safe haven to ousted politicians from the Balkans.4 week ago
Message to Orban at the third consequtive mass protest in Belgrade: "We won't let them leave." - as Budapest is building an image of a safe haven to ousted politicians from the Balkans.
Budapest: Chanting the five demands that oppo politicians weren't allowed to read in public media4 week ago
Budapest: Chanting the five demands that oppo politicians weren't allowed to read in public media
First speaker in the castle says protestors are here tonight because of two laws President Ader signed into law: new labor laws and creation of administrative courts. Protestors boo4 week ago
First speaker in the castle says protestors are here tonight because of two laws President Ader signed into law: new labor laws and creation of administrative courts. Protestors boo
Thousands marching towards the residence of Hungary's President of the Republic János Áder in protest against him signing the OvertimeAct and the law creating new administrative courts under ministerial control.4 week ago
Thousands marching towards the residence of Hungary's President of the Republic János Áder in protest against him signing the #OvertimeAct and the law creating new administrative courts under ministerial control.
Protest in Budapest tonight4 week ago
Protest in Budapest tonight
4 week ago
Hungarian news site zoom.hu announces it's shutting down
4 week ago
Hungary President Áder signs Law on the Administrative Courts. This gives ACs significant competencies in matters of public interest concerning the action of the executive and other public institutions. Minister of Justice to appoint administrative judges.
1 month ago
Hungarian president signs protested "slave law," allowing employers to ask workers for 60% more overtime annually
1 month ago
Hungarian Gov spokesman @zoltanspox says protests have "clearly no popular support". Still, next round of demos to kick off now. Beside Budapest there will be anti-Gov demos in: Miskolc, Sopron, Szombathely, Zalaegerszeg, Vác, Kecskemét, Orosháza, Debrecen, Nyíregyháza
1 month ago
Balázs Bárány of the HU Socialist Party has taken advantage of the opportunity that he was invited to pro-gov EchoTV and read out the five points of demands of the Hungarian opposition. The host tried to interrupt, but he failed.
Balázs Bárány of the HU Socialist Party has taken advantage of the opportunity that he was invited to pro-gov EchoTV and read out the five points of demands of the Hungarian opposition. The host tried to interrupt, but he failed.
Protesters at Hungary's state TV HQ projecting images mocking Orban and old friend (and gas fitter turned tycoon) Lorinc Meszaros.1 month ago
Protesters at Hungary's state TV HQ projecting images mocking Orban and old friend (and gas fitter turned tycoon) Lorinc Meszaros.
Speaker of Turkish parliament Binali Yildirim has visited today Hungary's PM Victor Orban in Budapest.1 month ago
Speaker of Turkish parliament Binali Yildirim has visited today Hungary's PM Victor Orban in Budapest.
Budapest protest: General strike will be organised if OvertimeAct / SlaveLaw is signed into effect by János Áder. Protesters are urged to voice their dissent in countryside offices of Fidesz media politely but firmly.1 month ago
Budapest protest: General strike will be organised if OvertimeAct / SlaveLaw is signed into effect by János Áder. Protesters are urged to voice their dissent in countryside offices of Fidesz media politely but firmly.
If Hungary President Áder signs SlaveLaw overtime bill, protesters and trade unions to start labor strikes. Budapest Pic: @indexhu1 month ago
If Hungary President Áder signs #SlaveLaw overtime bill, protesters and trade unions to start labor strikes. Budapest Pic: @indexhu
1 month ago
Some more chants in front of Hungary state broadcaster MTVA: 'we are together', 'we brought you some spine', 'general strike', 'we are here to do overtime'
Now: about 1000 have turned up in sub-zero temperatures to this remote suburb to continue the weekend's protests.1 month ago
Now: about 1000 have turned up in sub-zero temperatures to this remote suburb to continue the weekend's protests.
1 month ago
László Varju, one of the socialist MPs at state media HQ was taken to hospital with a bruised knee and ribs after some pushing and shoving @ with security guards. Meanwhile, evening protest at the building has started.
1 month ago
Budapest: There are still apparently around 10 opposition MPs still inside the state media building, in addition to the lawmaker who was surrounded by security guards. They have been surviving on food from 3 vending machines.
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