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Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds

Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past.
Tags: News, European Union, Hungary, United Nations, European Court Of Human Rights, European Court Of Justice, Discrimination, Council of Europe, European Parliament, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Orban, Politics And Government, Immigration and Emigration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations


You Can’t Trust the Far Right

The latest scandal in Austria shows that extremists can’t be tempered.
Tags: Europe, Elections, News, Russia, European Union, Austria, Viktor, Orban, Kurz, Politics And Government, Freedom Party of Austria, Sebastian (1986-, Austrian People's Party


Trump Buddies Like Viktor Orbán Are Sucking the Life Blood Out of European Democracy

Akos Stiller/Bloomberg/GettySIBIU, Romania—European leaders met last Thursday in this picturesque town that, as it happens, was once the capital of Transylvania. They were looking for ways to fight increasingly authoritarian leaders and parties in the European Union that are sucking the life blood out of democracy.In contrast, U.S. President Donald J. Trump embraced one of those leaders at the White House on Monday, praising Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, even as he has been censured by ...
Tags: Europe, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, France, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Eu, European Union, Vienna, Hungary, Britain, Nigel Farage, Poland


A Friend to Israel, and to Bigots: Viktor Orban’s ‘Double Game’ on Anti-Semitism

Hungary’s leader has backed Jewish institutions and causes, and befriended Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel — while making use of anti-Semitic tropes.
Tags: News, Israel, Hungary, Benjamin Netanyahu, Anti-semitism, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Orban, Politics And Government, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Fidesz Party


Donald Trump and Viktor Orbán praise each other at White House meeting - video

The US president, Donald Trump, met with Hungary’s far-right prime minister at the White House on Monday. Welcoming Viktor Orbán, Trump said he is ‘probably like me, a little bit controversial, but that’s OK’.Trump praises Hungary’s far-right leader Orbán: ‘He’s a respected man’ – live Continue reading...
Tags: White House, US, US news, Hungary, Donald Trump, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban, Viktor Orbán Trump


White House defends Trump's controversial meeting with Orbán

The White House dismissed criticism from human rights activists and members of Congress concerned that President Trump’s meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban represented a stamp of approval for the authoritarian leader.
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban


'Like me, a little controversial': Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM Orban

Welcoming the right-wing Hungarian leader for a meeting in the Oval Office, Trump lauded him for being tough on immigration, a policy area in which the two leaders have similar visions. "He's done the right thing, according to many people, on immigration. Orban, a nationalist, has often had conflicts with the European Union over his anti-immigration campaigns and judicial reforms.
Tags: Science, European Union, Hungary, Trump, Orban, Oval Office Trump


Hungary’s Viktor Orbán, Shunned By European Neighbors, Finds Love From Trump

Orbán has attacked the judiciary, taken over free press and led anti-Semitic assaults, but Trump praised him lavishly.
Tags: News, Hungary, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban, European Neighbors Finds Love From Trump


Trump lauds Hungary's nationalist PM Orbán for 'tremendous job'

Trump tells visiting PM: ‘You’re respected all over Europe’Critics attack Orbán for eroding democracy and human rightsDonald Trump has showered praise on Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán for a “tremendous job” and shrugged off complaints that his White House visit represents a reward for the erosion of democracy in Hungary and Orbán’s close ties to the Kremlin. Related: Trump to meet Hungary's nationalist prime minister Viktor Orbán – live Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, White House, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Hungary, Nato, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban


Trump praises Hungary's far-right leader Orbán: 'He’s a respected man' – live

Trump welcomes Viktor Orbán to White House as Pompeo heads to meeting of EU nations in apparent attempt to soothe relations over Iran dealSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.04pm BST Former White House advisor Omarosa Manigault Newman has accused Trump of pay discrimination during his 2016 presidential campaign, according to new court documents released today. In support of a proposed class action lawsuit, Manigault Newman says the Trump campaign paid her and other female ...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, White House, China, US, Eu, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Iran, Hungary, US politics, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Trump, Oval Office


Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy about engaging with foreign leaders not warmly embraced by the West. Trump and Hungary’s Viktor Orban both have espoused hard-line anti-migration rhetoric. Orban says he hopes he and Trump can coordinate that stance […]
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Trump lauds Hungary's nationalist PM Orbán for 'tremendous job'

Trump tells visiting PM: ‘You’re respected all over Europe’Critics attack Orbán for eroding democracy and human rights Trump and Orbán at the White House. Trump said: ‘You’re respected all over Europe. Probably, like me, a little bit controversial, but that’s OK.’ Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump has showered praise on Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán for a “tremendous job” and shrugged off complaints that his White House visit represents a reward for the eros...
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Trump ignores critics and welcomes Hungary's PM Orbán to White House

White House says visit crucial to deepen US ‘re-engagement’Orbán condemned for eroding democracy and human rightsDonald Trump is due to host the Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán at the White House on Monday afternoon, shrugging off complaints that the visit represented a reward for the erosion of democracy in Hungary and Orbán’s close ties to the Kremlin. Related: Trump to meet Hungary's nationalist prime minister Viktor Orbán – live Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, White House, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Hungary, Nato, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban


Trump to meet Hungary's nationalist prime minister Viktor Orbán– live

Viktor Orbán was snubbed by the Obama administration, which accused him of weakening democracy and is known for his anti-migration rhetoricSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.56pm BST So what’s so special about that Orbán meeting? Well for one thing it fits into a pattern of Trump cosying up to authoritarian leaders – see Vladimir Putin, Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman, to name but three.Orbán, the far-right Hungarian prime minister, has been...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Obama, Saudi Arabia, China, US, Barack Obama, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Hungary, US politics, Brazil, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Trump, Mohammed bin Salman


Trump Tries to Bring Hungary’s Orban in From the Cold

President Trump’s audience with Prime Minister Viktor Orban will be a meeting of like minds. It’s also an effort to get Mr. Orban to prioritize U.S. interests.
Tags: News, Putin, European Union, Hungary, Trump, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Orban, Vladimir V, Donald J, United States International Relations, Trump Tries


Killing the Pax Americana

Trump’s trade war is about more than economics.
Tags: News, European Union, Taxation, Viktor, Orban, International Trade and World Market, United States International Relations, Customs (Tariff


Why we must not let Europe break apart

The European project is in big trouble – but it’s worth defending. By Timothy Garton AshIt’s time to sound the alarm. Seven decades after the end of the second world war on European soil, the Europe we have built since then is under attack. As the cathedral of Notre Dame burned, Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement National was polling neck and neck with Emmanuel Macron’s movement for what he calls a “European renaissance”. In Spain, a far-right party called Vox, promoting the kind of reactionary natio...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Justice, Germany, Berlin Wall, Eu, Spain, European Union, UK News, World news, Hungary, Britain, Foreign Policy, Second world war, First World War, Nigel Farage


Hungary’s Nationalist Policies Have Created a Labor Shortage. The Fix Isn’t Helping.

Businesses are scrambling for workers in Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban limits work permits for foreigners and rails against immigrants.
Tags: News, Hungary, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Orban, Foreign Workers, Factories and Manufacturing, Labor and Jobs, Immigration and Emigration


Trump invites Hungarian leader Orban to May 13 meeting

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian goverment spokesman says Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been invitied by U.S. President Donald Trump for a “working meeting” on May 13. Zoltan Kovacs tweeted Thursday that the meeting in Washington will cover issues like energy security, defense cooperation, bilateral relations and regional security. In July 2016, Orban became […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, Budapest, Nation, Donald Trump, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban, Zoltan Kovacs, Hungary AP


Hungary’s PM Viktor Orbán to meet Donald Trump at White House

After being shunned by Obama, Orbán’s meeting with Trump is to focus on ‘bilateral relations’After years of receiving the cold shoulder from Washington, Hungary’s nationalist prime minister, Viktor Orbán, will visit the White House to meet Donald Trump on 13 May.Hungarian authorities announced the visit on Thursday morning. Orbán’s spokesman Zoltán Kovács wrote on Twitter that “energy security, defense cooperation, bilateral relations and regional security” would be on the agenda. Continue readi...
Tags: Europe, White House, World news, US news, Hungary, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Viktor Orban, Orban, Zoltan Kovacs, Trump Administration, Obama Orbán, Washington Hungary


Matteo Salvini Announces New European Alliance of Far-Right Populists

Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy’s League party, and like-minded politicians from other countries hope to take control of the European Parliament in elections in May.
Tags: Europe, News, Marine, Italy, Luigi, European Parliament, Viktor, Orban, Le Pen, Matteo Salvini, Di Maio, Matteo, Salvini, Alternative For Germany, Five Star Movement (Italy, Fidesz Party


Hungarian PM Orban launches campaign with anti-migrant plan

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister is launching his party’s campaign for the European Parliamentary elections in May by presenting a seven-point plan against immigration. Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday called for migration to be controlled by national governments, not European Union bureaucrats. He repeated his view that no country should be forced […]
Tags: News, Budapest, Hungary, Nation, Viktor Orban, Orban, Hungary AP


Hungarians protest against PM Orban's academic overhaul

Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who took power in 2010, has tightened controls over Hungarian public life, including the courts, the media and the economy, as well as education and now scientific research. The European Parliament's main center-right bloc voted on Wednesday to suspend Orban's Fidesz party amid concerns it has violated European Union principles on the rule of law. "The Hungarian Academy of Science is a trustee of the preservation and development of Hungarian culture and science," t...
Tags: Science, European Union, European Parliament, Viktor Orban, Orban, Fidesz, Has, Hungarian Academy of Science, Forum of Academy Workers


Why Jacinda Ardern Matters

New Zealand’s prime minister is emerging as the progressive antithesis to right-wing strongmen like Trump, Orban and Modi, whose careers thrive on illiberal, anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Christchurch, Trump, Modi, Viktor, Orban, Narendra, Foreign Workers, Politics And Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Fringe Groups and Movements, Democracy (Theory and Philosophy, Ardern, Jacinda


Hungary’s Orban to attend meeting on party’s possible ouster

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is traveling to Brussels to attend a meeting of the main center-right alliance in the European Parliament, set to discuss the expulsion or suspension of Orban’s Fidesz party from the group. Thirteen of the European People’s Party’s 49 full members are calling for Fidesz’s ouster after […]
Tags: News, Budapest, Hungary, Nation, Brussels, European Parliament, Viktor Orban, Orban, Fidesz, European People s Party, Hungary AP




Mosque attacks and the narrative of exclusion | Letters

Guardian readers respond to the Christchurch shootingsJonathan Freedland (We must confront the right’s hate preachers, 16 March) is right to castigate Viktor Orbán, Matteo Salvini and Donald Trump for their anti-Islamic rhetoric. But we must not omit the part played by British politicians in deliberately adopting language that promotes hatred of religious and racial groups. Boris Johnson’s “letterboxes”, David Cameron’s “swarm” of migrants, Theresa May’s “Go home” posters, Sajid Javid’s “asylum ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, US, David Cameron, World news, US news, Australian immigration and asylum, Immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Theresa May, Islam, New Zealand, Boris Johnson, Sajid Javid, Donald Trump, Christchurch


The Saturday Profile: He Used to Call Viktor Orban an Ally. Now He Calls Him a Symbol of Fascism.

The Rev. Gabor Ivanyi presided over the Hungarian prime minister’s marriage. Their subsequent split shows how Mr. Orban has embraced right-wing authoritarianism.
Tags: News, Hungary, Viktor Orban, Viktor, Orban, Gabor, Methodist Church, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Ministers (Protestant, Ivanyi, Gabor Ivanyi


New Zealand Massacre Highlights Global Reach of White Extremism

The massacre in New Zealand highlights the contagious ways in which the extreme right has spread in the 21st century — even to a country not strongly associated with it.
Tags: Europe, News, Social Media, United States, New Zealand, Trump, Facebook Inc, Viktor, Orban, Breivik, Karadzic, Donald J, Hasson, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration, Fringe Groups and Movements


Hungary's Orban asks European conservatives not to expel his party

Thirteen conservative parties have demanded Fidesz be expelled from the European People's Party over an anti-immigration campaign that attacked EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, a fellow EPP member, and U.S. philanthropist George Soros. The EPP, made up of the main center-right parties in most European countries, is the biggest group in the European parliament and expected to hold onto that position in European elections in May, allowing it to name Juncker's successor. According to ...
Tags: Science, Hungary, Reuters, Jean Claude Juncker, George Soros, EU Commission, Juncker, Orban, Fidesz, European People s Party, Wouter Beke