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Moving to the Far Right in Hungary

Australian Institute of International Affairs

Challenged by the growing popularity of the country’s far-right party, Jobbik, the Hungarian government is radicalising its agenda in order to win back disgruntled voters.
April 12th 2015 is was an unneventful day in most countries; certainly not for Hungary. In local elections held in the town of Tapolca, the candidate for the Movement for a Better Hungary (Jobbik), an extreme-right party, won the seat with 35.3% of the vote. This seemingly minor political victory was a cold shower for the ruling conservative Fidesz party, and its controversial Prime Minister, Viktor Orban.
Following his re-election as prime minister in 2014, a …read more

Source: Australian Institute of International Affairs

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