Hungary’s Ruling Fidesz Party Condemns Book Burning

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest

radnoti_miklosBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's ruling rightist Fidesz party has condemned the burning of a book written by prominent Hungarian Jewish poet Miklós Radnóti, whose statue was also broken over the weekend amid growing antisemitism in the country. "Every decent person in Hungary has condemned the book burning that took place in Miskolc on November 9," said László L. Simon, a Fidesz politician and chair of Parliament’s Cultural and Press Committee.

NEWS WATCH: Germany Marks Deadly ‘Kristallnacht’ Amid Concerns

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

kristalBERLIN, GERMANY (BosNewsLife)-- Germans, including church leaders, have marked the 75th anniversary of deadly attacks against Jewish properties, known as the Kristallnacht, and the 24th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The commemorations, which were also observed in other European cities, come at a time of concern about a new wave of antisemitism in Europe.

NEWS ALERT: Lists Of Jews Compiled At Hungary’s Largest University

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary

ELTE-University-of-Law (1)BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- There was an outcry in Hungary on Wednesday, February 20, over revelations that the country's largest university has been involved in compiling lists of presumed Jewish students amid growing anti-Semitism in this nation of some 10 million people.