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MMA-visszaszámláló / MMA countdown

A “Szabad Művészek” köszöntik az MMA kilépőit! Free Artists welcome the resigned MMA-members! (for background information visit link) Artistes Libres saluent les membres démissionnés de la MMA! Riszpekt Fehér László! Nagy József! Novák Ferenc! Korniss Péter! Ekler Dezső! Tompa Gábor! … Continue reading

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Viktor Orban angry at EU’s criticism of Hungary’s democratic values

In an unusual visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban launched a sharp attack on MEPs after they criticized the state of democracy in Hungary. Orban strongly defended his government’s record as the … Continue reading

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OPINION ON THE FOURTH AMENDMENT TO THE FUNDAMENTAL LAW

Adopted by the Venice Commission at its 95thPlenary Session (Venice, 14 – 15 June 2013) 1. By letter of 11 March 2013, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, requested an opinion of the Venice Commis … Continue reading

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Letter on Hungary to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

To: Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, 21 June 2013 RE: Request to open a monitoring procedure in respect of Hungary Dear Assembly Member, Ahead of next week’s Assembly debate on the request to open a … Continue reading

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Students occupy Warwick University

A group of Warwick students are occupying university buildings in protest at a £42,000 pay rise for its vice-chancellor. Calling themselves Protect the Public University, the students have been planning the occupation which began on Friday, for about a month. … Continue reading

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Hungary tweaks constitution to soothe Brussels concerns

Hungary announced Friday two changes to its controversial constitution in an effort to stave off criticism from Brussels, after it threatened possible sanctions. Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi told a press conference that a plan to tax Hungarians to pay for … Continue reading

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Salon in Progress

Magyarországon az utóbbi idők változásai a kultúrpolitika és az állami ideológia keveredésének tekinthetők. A Magyar Művészeti Akadémia (MMA), mint a kulturális terület vezető szervezete egyenlőséget tett a kulturális és politikai ideológia között, elősegítve az Európa szerte amúgy is egyre inkább … Continue reading

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