Hungary

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Budapest Pride march is a protest against anti-gay laws, say organisers
Hungary’s LGBT community expects high turnout for march on Saturday marking end of Pride month

Shaun Walker in Budapest

23, Jul, 2021 @11:34 AM

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Hungary’s Viktor Orbán will hold referendum on anti-LGBT law
Prime minister announces referendum on ‘child protection’ three days before Budapest Pride march

Shaun Walker in Budapest

21, Jul, 2021 @12:16 PM

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Viktor Orbán accused of using Pegasus to spy on journalists and critics
Hungary’s far-right government suspected of hacking phones of investigative journalists and targeting owners

Shaun Walker in Budapest

18, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Hungary’s forgotten wartime heroine remembered 100 years after her birth
Tortured and executed in Nazi-allied Hungary, Hannah Szenes is fêted in Israel but largely unknown in her native land

Shaun Walker in Budapest

16, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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EU launches legal action over LGBTQ+ rights in Hungary and Poland
Move is part of ongoing fight for rule of law and freedom from discrimination in heart of Europe

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Shaun Walker in Budapest

15, Jul, 2021 @12:52 PM

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‘A woman wanting to make films was a joke’: Márta Mészáros, pioneering Hungarian director
The Golden Bear winner is 90 this year. As a showcase of her films plays in London, she reflects on her career, from documentaries to dramas, and the impact of censorship

Ryan Gilbey

13, Jul, 2021 @10:15 AM

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EU parliament condemns Hungary’s anti-LGBT law
Resolution is passed to launch legal action, but Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán remains defiant

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

08, Jul, 2021 @4:52 PM

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Hungary fines bookshop chain over picture book depicting LGBT families
Líra Könyv made to pay £600 for failing to clearly indicate the story featured ‘a family that is different than a normal family’

Alison Flood

08, Jul, 2021 @12:09 PM

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EU urged to suspend funds to Hungary over ‘grave breaches of the rule of law’
Action follows Viktor Orbán passing law banning LGBT content in schools and mishandling of EU funds

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

07, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Imposing ‘imaginary’ values risks EU collapse, Slovenian PM claims
As Slovenia takes over the EU presidency, its prime minister warns that the west cannot impose its liberal views on central Europe

Daniel Boffeyin Ljubljana

04, Jul, 2021 @9:54 AM

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EU Commission urged to reject Hungary’s Covid recovery plan
European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans condemns Janez Janša’s claims of judicial bias

Daniel Boffey in Ljubljana and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

01, Jul, 2021 @6:54 PM

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‘You can’t cancel Pride’: the fight for LGBTQ+ rights amid the pandemic
Lockdown hit LGBTQ+ communities hard but even as Pride events are called off there is hope and a promise that the parades will return

Lizzy Davies

29, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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