Map. History of Hungary conflict

20 January 2019
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.
Jobbik MP came out, said there's about 10 MPs inside, one laying on the floor, police won't go in. Paradmedics waiting at the door.1 month ago
Jobbik MP came out, said there's about 10 MPs inside, one laying on the floor, police won't go in. Paradmedics waiting at the door.
MTVA: oppo MP Ágnes Vadai is trying to police to go inside. She says there's another MP inside on the floor cuz guards knocked  him down. Police won't go inside. She says the interior ministry prblby controls guards inside.1 month ago
MTVA: oppo MP Ágnes Vadai is trying to police to go inside. She says there's another MP inside on the floor cuz guards knocked him down. Police won't go inside. She says the interior ministry prblby controls guards inside.
US @SpecRepUkraine Kurt Volker calls it "very unfortunate" and "inappropriate" that Hungary continues to block minister-level NATO meetings with Ukraine over Kyiv's language laws. He says such disputes should be worked out bilaterally, not by holding relations "hostage".
This is what happens when an opposition MP tries to get air time on public media in Hungary. Akos Hadhazy is roughed up and dragged away by armed security guards.1 month ago
This is what happens when an opposition MP tries to get air time on public media in Hungary. Akos Hadhazy is roughed up and dragged away by armed security guards.
Protestors at Hungary public media HQ1 month ago
Protestors at Hungary public media HQ
1 month ago
Hungarian opposition MPs entered the public service TV studios, demand to be able to read their demands on air. They live stream their argument with security people who won't let them speak to managers
1 month ago
Budapest: Police have announced "the protest had lost its peaceful nature." Telling folks to leave. Lots of riot police in the area.
Protesters facing the police, firecrackers and tear gas grenades exchanged. -Index.hu1 month ago
Protesters facing the police, firecrackers and tear gas grenades exchanged. -Index.hu
Anti-Orban protest tonight in Budapest, Hungary1 month ago
Anti-Orban protest tonight in Budapest, Hungary
Budapest protests day 3: crowd of approx 2000 maybe more marched through city centre incl Christmas market,   at parl again, prominent Jobbik presence, more football chants, but crowd still predom 18-24 yo students, firecracker just been thrown at police1 month ago
Budapest protests day 3: crowd of approx 2000 maybe more marched through city centre incl Christmas market, at parl again, prominent Jobbik presence, more football chants, but crowd still predom 18-24 yo students, firecracker just been thrown at police
1 month ago
Representative of the Hungarian Prime Minister: we will block the integration of Ukraine
Protest enters Budapest's main Christmas market1 month ago
Protest enters Budapest's main Christmas market
Protesters marching against Orbán's government in Budapest arriving at Liberty Bridge - Index.hu1 month ago
Protesters marching against Orbán's government in Budapest arriving at Liberty Bridge - Index.hu
Protest continue tonight in Budapest, after the speeches, the crowd is marching towards Margaret Bridge.1 month ago
Protest continue tonight in Budapest, after the speeches, the crowd is marching towards Margaret Bridge.
OSCE(ODHIR), Council of Europe and Venice Commission author joint opinion: Hungary must repeal the law imposing a 25% tax on foreign/domestic financial support to immigration-supporting activity: "HU's immigration tax violates free expression and association and should be repealed"
The creation of an administrative court system in Hungary makes a mockery of judicial independence and rule of law. Prez should reject law. Popular protests announced 3rd night in a row:  @hrw1 month ago
The creation of an administrative court system in Hungary makes a mockery of judicial independence and rule of law. Prez should reject law. Popular protests announced 3rd night in a row: @hrw
1 month ago
Hungarian pro-governmental press on the protests:Soros's activists are destroying Budapest, want to create a chaos like in Ukraine (Maidan). Wonderful to see how much the Orbán government identifies itself with Yanukovich's system,making him a hero and martyr.
1 month ago
Hungary's foreign minister says Cyprus's offshore gas deposits could become an alternative energy source for his country, which is seeking to diversify its natural gas supply beyond Russia in order to bolster its energy security
1 month ago
Escalating Jobbik leader warns Orbán in FB video that if 'slave law' not withdrawn and police not ordered to stop teargassing, then Jobbik's base in the provinces will come defend Budapest protestors
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