BUDAPEST BRAINWAVE: Hungary’s ‘Viktor The Great’


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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BREAKING NEWS: Hungary Police Raid “Racist” Gathering; American Detained (Update)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifenpi

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian police raided a gathering in Budapest of an extremist U.S.-based group, detaining its leader and interrogating other participants, BosNewsLife learned.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s Orban Expected To Win Parliamentary Elections Despite Controversy


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

hungaryballotBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarians were expected to return Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to power for another four years in a parliamentary election Sunday that was also expected to boost support for the far-right Jobbik party.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s Ruling Party Condemns Far-Right Antisemitism


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary
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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's ruling Fidesz party on Tuesday, October 15, condemned a legislator of the influential far-right opposition for using "anti-Semitic rhetoric" in relation to the upcoming Holocaust Memorial Year.

Hungary’s Ex-Communists Condemn Restrictive Church Law Amid International Concerns


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

Matthias Church in Budapest at nightBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- In a major shift from their past policies Hungary's former Communists, now Socialists, want the country's top court to overturn religious legislation that they claim will make it difficult for smaller congregations to be recognized as churches and threatens social programs and religious education.