Fascism and a Hungarian town: paramilitaries, vigilante border patrols and the man who would be Jobbik’s new leader
As I drove into the town the first sign that greets me reads, “Migrants NOT welcome here.” Further down the street there’s another sign: no mosques, no Muslims and no LGBT+ people here. Welcome to the town of Ásotthalom in southern Hungary.
What the Hungarian election results mean – plus full coverage of the election from our antifascist liveblog
On the surface Tiszavasvári (pronounced Tee-sah-VAH-shvah-ree) looks like many small towns in eastern Hungary. A huge church and drab Soviet era town hall dominates its centre.
Our analysis of the split in the FLA, plus report with photos of both factions’ demos in Birmingham on 24 March 2018.
In the heart of Budapest, you will find Liberty Square. At the southern end of the square there is a crude stone and bronze monument – it commemorates the victims of the 1944 Nazi occupation of Hungary. But even the most cursory look at the monument should set alarm bells ringing.
Far right organisations have been allowed into Polish community schools in Britain – and one school appears to have direct links with a group set up by a fascist. In a guest post, Adam Słowacki reports.