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Defaced government referendum billboard

The referendum question was simple, “Do you want the European Union to be entitled to prescribe the mandatory settlement of non-Hungarian citizens in Hungary without the consent of parliament?”

2 October 2016 | Notes
Hungary's new 'Iron Curtain' (pic credit Bloomberg)

Hungary’s far right racist Fidesz government has launched a referendum on refugees, aiming to bolster its popularity by tapping anti-migrant racism. The move is one that will be watched – and potentially copied – by racist parties across Europe, many of whom are trying to build by stirring up hatred of refugees and other migrants.

19 August 2016 | Notes
Hungarian troops building the wall

We are witnessing the sickening spectacle of a wall being erected in Hungary to stop refugees who are fleeing persecution from entering the country.

14 July 2015 | In depth
Jobbik election stand

Arriving at Budapest’s Ferenc Liszt International Airport the other day I made my way to the pick-up zone.

29 April 2015 | In depth
Grafitti tells the truth about fascist Jobbik. Pic credit: MTI/Sándor Ujvári

Welcome to our liveblog of Hungary’s local elections – with a focus on fascist party Jobbik.

12 October 2014 | In depth
Nazi NPD on the march

Welcome to our liveblog of the European parliament elections – news and analysis, with a particular focus on the racist far right and fascist parties. Scroll down to see the story as it unfolded.

25 May 2014 | Notes