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  • Irregularities in Orban's son-in-law's EU-funded project

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    A Hungarian company, Elios Zrt. previously owned by István Tiborcz, the husband of PM Viktor Orbán's eldest daughter, was granted a multimillion euro EU funded project replacing streetlights for LED ones across the country. OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud organization found serious irregularities and conflict of interest problems with the project.
  • Hungary faces human rights challenges

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    Hungarian authorities are urged to – among other things – refrain from anti-migrant rhetoric and campaigns, to leave the independent press alone, allow equal opportunities to women, and to stop the detention of asylum seekers at the country's border.
  • We will take refugees to Mr Orban's village

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    An open letter was written by a Budapest based NGO helping refugees and asylum seekers in Hungary.The letter is adressed to all Hungarian mayors, following a series of scandals where locals brainwashed by the Orban governments propaganda protested against refugees spending a few days holiday in their village.
  • US government criticizes Viktor Orban's government's attack on American University

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    A recent proposal by the Hungarian government threatens the operation and the independence of the Central European University hosting students and staff from 100 countries from around the world. The US Department of State issued a statement on Friday asking the Hungarian government to refrain from steps compromising the university. 20 thousand people have signed an international petition.
  • Viktor Orban is militarizing the youth in Hungary

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    A new group of so called "border-hunters" have taken their oaths this week. Meanwhile several articles in the international media have recently dealt with a complaint confirmed by several human rights organisations about the Hungarian border-guards and police resorting to violence when dealing with refugees at the border.
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    The alarming spread of land grabbing, snatching from the poor

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    Land grabbing, the name given to large-scale land acquisitions practiced by companies, governements and individuals in developing countries, deprives local and mostly poor people of their homes and their access to natural resources they normally use, while there is little accountability and no global regime or standards controlling it at all, says Alexios Antypas, an associate professor at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy of Central European University in Budapest in this interview with freelance journalist Gabriella Horn.
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    Protest for free press in Budapest

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