Dozens of journalists resign from Hungary news site in protest

Protests were held in Budapest against restrictions on media freedom in Hungary.
The demonstrations follow a mass walkout of journalists from the country’s most-read website over “government interference”.
Critics say it is the latest efforts to bring independent media outlets in the country under government control.
Al Jazeera’s Cara Legg reports.

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Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its capital, Budapest, is bisected by the Danube River. Its cityscape is studded with architectural landmarks from Buda’s medieval Castle Hill and grand neoclassical buildings along Pest’s Andrássy Avenue to the 19th-century Chain Bridge. Turkish and Roman influence on Hungarian culture includes the popularity of mineral spas, including at thermal Lake Hévíz.

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