NEWS WATCH: Poland, Hungary Recall Roma Holocaust

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife AFP3438076_Articolo BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- While Europe remembers the outbreak of World War I, commemorations have been held in Hungary and Poland for what often has been called the “forgotten Holocaust”: the murder of hundreds of thousands of gypsies, or Roma people, during World War II.

NEWS WATCH: Yugoslav Army Chief Sentenced for War Crimes

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/THE HAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- The Netherlands-based United Nations war crimes tribunal has sentenced the former chief of the Yugoslav army, Momcilo Perisic, to 27 years in prison for war crimes during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. The crimes included providing crucial military aid to Serb forces during Europe's worst massacre since World War II, and the shelling and sniping of the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo.

NEWS WATCH: Eastern EU States Under Western Pressure Amid Social Unrest

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Romania and Hungary are among several former Communist nations of the European Union facing social and political turmoil, as the EU and other Western institutions demand far reaching political and austerity measures in exchange for multi-billion dollar financial assistance. The resulting tensions have revived a debate over how much sovereignty eastern EU members should give up, more than two decades after freeing themselves from the Soviet Union's sphere of influence.

US Congressmen Demand Romania Returns Church Properties And Ends “Persecution”

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife protestsBUCHAREST/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Twenty U.S. congressmen have urged Secretary of State John Kerry to pressure Romania's government to end "persecution" and "fully restitute" properties that were "illegally confiscated" from churches and other religious groups under Communism after 1945.

Hungary Nominates Cuban Dissident For Nobel Peace Prize

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By BosNewsLife Americas Service
BUDAPEST/HAVANA (BosNewsLife)-- One of Cuba's most known "political prisoners" has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Hungary's prime minister and other prominent politicians, a well-informed advocacy group confirmed Monday, February 14.

Thousands Demonstrate Against Nazism In Hungary (Update)

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(ADDS COMMENTS, MORE DETAILS) By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife in Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Hungarians on Sunday, December 2, braved winter temperatures to attend an anti-Nazi rally in Budapest to protest against a far right leader's proposal to draw up lists of Hungarian Jews who may "represent a security risk" for the nation.

NEWS WATCH: ‘Hungary To Strike IMF-Loan Deal’, Says Deputy PM

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Listen to the BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3 By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary believes it will soon sign an International Monetary Fund-led deal on billions of dollars in financial assistance to help the nation overcome its deepest economic crisis in years, the country's deputy prime minister told BosNewsLife.

Hungary’s Jewish Umbrella Group Threatens Boycott Of Holocaust Ceremonies

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary’s main Jewish umbrellaholocaust group has voted to boycott official commemorations surrounding the 70th anniversary of the Hungarian Holocaust, unless the government backs down on policies seen as minimizing the country's role in the mass murder of Jews.

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