US, Hungary Pledge Support For Persecuted Christians

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The United States and Hungary have agreed to help persecuted Christians...

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.

Bible Publishers Mourn Death Steve Jobs

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By BosNewsLife News Center and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Bible publishers on Thursday, October 6, were among those mourning the death of Steve Jobs, a technology pioneer whose inventions helped to spread the Scriptures to autocratic nations.   Jobs co-founded Apple in 1976 and used it to introduce successful products including the Macintosh computer, iPod, iPhone and iPad.

HUNGARY WATCH: Dutch Remember Late ‘Triple-A’ Diplomat Milders As ‘Cyclist Against Extremism’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's Dutch community on Friday remembered the Netherlands ambassador to Hungary, Robert Milders, who passed away last month in his sleep at the age of 64. Milders was known to have bravely expressed concern about rising antisemitism and extremism towards the gypsy, or Roma, minority in Hungary following his arrival in May, 2009, BosNewsLife learned.

Roma ‘Fresco Village’ Turns Hungary Hardship Into Hope (Special Feature)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Bódvalenke, Hungary FrescoBODVALENKE, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A malnourished villager in northeastern Hungary, who claims to be 20-years-old, smiles while holding her premature baby in her arms. She likes a recently completed fresco showing Gypsy life and references to Jesus Christ. Nearby children are finishing the 33rd mural in Bódvalenke, the world's only Fresco Village painted by Gypsy artists, also known as Roma.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary Remembers Soviet Tanks Crushing Freedom Fight Amid Divisions

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The day Soviet tanks crushed democracy, and the bitter battle over its legacy By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife in Budapest. A co-production with Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). yesrevolutionBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife/ABC)-- Millions in Europe have been remembering Soviet forces storming the streets of Budapest, killing thousands and crushing Hungary's fight for freedom in 1956. But as the country lurches to the political right under Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the revolution is being recast as a patriotic fight against foreign domination … with the EU villainised as the new oppressor.

Hungary Rejects Holocaust Survivor’s Defamation Case (BosNewsLife In-Depth)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Hungarian-born Nazi death camp survivor, who claims  Nobel Peace Prize author Elie Wiesel lies about his Holocaust past and stole the identity of an inmate, has lost a defamation case in Hungary.

NEWS WATCH: Extremists Storm Europe’s Largest Music Festival; Politician Detained

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- One of Europe's largest music festivals has been overshadowed by weekend extremist violence. Scores of neo-Nazis and far-right activists attempted to storm the Sziget Festival, which ended Monday, August 15, in the Hungarian capital Budapest. Police detained several demonstrators, including a prominent parliamentarian of the far right Movement for a Better Hungary, Jobbik. The incident has underscored international concerns over rising extremism in Hungary.

NEWS ALERT: European Court Condemns Hungary Church Law

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungary Matthias Church in Budapest at nightBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Fresh from reelection, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán already faced an international hurdle Wednesday, April 9, after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) condemned a controversial church law.

Pope Says Syrian Christian Woman Killed For Faith In Christ

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By BosNewsLife News Center refugeespopeVATICAN CITY/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis has called a Christian Syrian woman "a martyr" after hearing she was killed by Islamic militants for refusing to deny her faith in Jesus Christ. The leader of the world's one billion Catholics told the faithful in St. Peter's Square that he spoke with the young woman's widow during his visit Saturday, April 16, to the Greek island of Lesbos where he also visited refugees held in an overcrowded detention center.

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