Death by a thousand cuts: Press freedom in Viktor Orban’s Hungary | The Listening Post (Full)

Index.hu, Hungary’s last big independent outlet, is one step closer to being under the control of Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Contributors: Veronika Munk – former deputy editor-in-chief, Index.hu Agnes Urban – economist, Mertek Media Monitor Justin Spike – Budapest-based journalist Daniel Renyi – journalist, 444.hu On our radar Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Tariq Nafi … Read more Death by a thousand cuts: Press freedom in Viktor Orban’s Hungary | The Listening Post (Full)

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. – Subscribe to our … Read more Dozens of journalists resign from Hungary news site in protest

Thousands March in Budapest Against Firing of Hungary News Editor

Thousands took part in a march in Budapest, expressing solidarity with the editorial staff of Index.hu, Hungary’s most-read news site whose editor-in-chief was fired on Wednesday, with nearly all other staffers resigning on Friday. Opposition politician Miklos Hajnal, whose Momentum party organized the rally, said it sought to “honour the editorial staff which today probably … Read more Thousands March in Budapest Against Firing of Hungary News Editor

Paprika farmers in Hungary use creative solutions amid drought

Paprika farmer Peter Szabo from Batya, a village by the Danube in central Hungary, battled against worsening drought for years until he found a natural method to drastically reduce his crops’ need for irrigation. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more Paprika farmers in Hungary use creative solutions amid drought

RT and chill | How did rule by decree work out for Hungary during pandemic?

RT welcomes Hungarian FM Peter Szijjarto, its first official guest in months, following the lifting of coronavirus restrictions in Russia. We had a chat with him about Hungary’s decision to rule by decree during the pandemic. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK … Read more RT and chill | How did rule by decree work out for Hungary during pandemic?

Systemic Homophobia is Getting Worse in Hungary

Systemic homophobia is getting worse in Hungary after the government ruled that trans people cannot change their birth-sex or name on legal documents. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at … Read more Systemic Homophobia is Getting Worse in Hungary

Table football and UEFA European Championship chances with Hungarian FM

Will Hungary qualify for the European Championship next year and what are Russia’s chances? RT’s Ilya Petrenko and Hungarian FM Péter Szijjártó talk it out over some good old table football Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter … Read more Table football and UEFA European Championship chances with Hungarian FM

Transgender couple angry at new Hungary ban

Transgender couple Tamara Csillag and Elvira Angyal had to postpone their wedding because of a government ban that prevents people from changing the gender shown on identity documents. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more Transgender couple angry at new Hungary ban

Covid-19 in Hungary: Are emergency powers being used against the opposition?

In Hungary, many opposition-run municipalities accuse the government of taking advantage of the emergency decrees passed to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and using the legislation for political purposes. Many large cities, including the capital Budapest, elected an opposition mayor during the local elections of October 2019. The ruling Fidesz party is accused of using its new powers … Read more Covid-19 in Hungary: Are emergency powers being used against the opposition?

Long lines v distancing | People gather at Romanian border as soon as COVID-19 lockdown eased

Thousands of people gather at a reopened Romanian border crossing with Hungary soon after that country eased its #COVID19 restrictions. Some are headed west in search of jobs, others just to go home. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us … Read more Long lines v distancing | People gather at Romanian border as soon as COVID-19 lockdown eased

Czech Republic Allows Beer Gardens To Reopen

Cheers from Prague! The Czech Republic has allowed beer gardens to reopen, a small relief for the country’s $2bn restaurant industry. The government is gradually relaxing restrictions after 8 weeks of coronavirus lockdown. In the first easing phase, only outdoor venues are allowed to serve customers. However, damage from the coronavirus dented the European Union’s … Read more Czech Republic Allows Beer Gardens To Reopen

Budapest, Hungary requires shoppers, commuters to wear face masks

Hungary is set to fine-tune lockdown measures, after imposing a blanket curfew over the entire population. The new rules will kick in from early May. In the capital Budapest, the government has required people to wear masks outdoors. Isobel Ewing has more. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more Budapest, Hungary requires shoppers, commuters to wear face masks

Covid-19 – Hungary: fears that Orban’s virus law is curbing press freedom

Viktor Orban’s virus emergency law in Hungary introduces jail terms of up to five years for anyone spreading ‘fake news’ about the virus or the measures against it, stoking new worries for press freedom. FRANCE 24’s Douglas Herbert tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Covid-19 – Hungary: fears that Orban’s virus law is curbing press freedom

Live: How TCM helps frontline doctors fight COVID-19中外医生分享中医在新冠肺炎中如何起作用

Doctors from China, who served on the front lines in the fight against coronavirus pandemic, share their experience using traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) with experts from France, Italy, Brazil, Germany, and Hungary. TCM has been used on more than 90 percent of China’s COVID-19 patients as experts say it is effective in reducing fever and … Read more Live: How TCM helps frontline doctors fight COVID-19中外医生分享中医在新冠肺炎中如何起作用

Hungary’s Orban handed open-ended powers to fight coronavirus, alarming rights groups

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on March 30 secured the right to rule by decree after his Fidesz party passed a law in parliament granting him open-ended extra powers to fight the coronavirus outbreak. Story by Erin Ogunkeye. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more Hungary’s Orban handed open-ended powers to fight coronavirus, alarming rights groups