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?”
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.
We are witnessing the sickening spectacle of a wall being erected in Hungary to stop refugees who are fleeing persecution from entering the country.
Arriving at Budapest’s Ferenc Liszt International Airport the other day I made my way to the pick-up zone.
Welcome to our liveblog of Hungary’s local elections – with a focus on fascist party Jobbik.
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.