The Time Has Come for the European Union to Take Firm Measures Against the Orban Regime

Guy Verhofstadt | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Politics
Guy Verhofstadt

Viktor Orban has considered his party's political majority not as a responsibility, but as an opportunity to consolidate his party's grip on the state, media and judiciary. International and European institutions, civil society and human rights organisations, opposition parties, and even the United States, have closely scrutinised and criticised the gradual 'Orbanization' of Hungary.

Hunger Strike Speaks of Downward Spiral in Budapest

Rosie Scammell | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK
Rosie Scammell

A hunger strike sparked by one blurred face on national television has captured the wave of discontent spreading across Hungary, a country in the heart of Europe but far from the minds of its neighbours.