National Sections of the L5I:

Hungary

The Fidesz Government in Hungary: a parliamentary coup d'etat!

Democracy in Hungary is under attack as the government implements extraordinary new constitutional changes, writes Tobi Hanse
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Budapest Pride 2011: A report

Thousands of people demonstrated in Budapest on 18 June against discrimination of gay, bisexual and transgender people. Read more...

Hungary after the election victory of right-wing FIDESZ

Michael Pröbsting reports on a dangerous strengthening of the fascists and a crushing defeat of the Socialists by the conservative FIDESZ party. Read more...

1956: The Hungarian revolution

In mid-October 1956 students in Szeged marched for the right to form their own organisation independent of party control. They also struck against the compulsory learning of Russian. The students of Budapest’s Technological University followed with a demonstration on the 23 October in solidarity with Poland. Read more...

Hungary: capitalism triumphs

In 1989 the Hungarian Socialist Workers Party voted to dissolve itself and relinquish its monopoly of power. Eight years and two governments later many of the old Stalinist bureaucrats at that conference are at the helm of state as the country reintroduces capitalism. Keith Harvey maps out the country’s tortured journey back into the hands of imperialism Read more...