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        Government suspends payment of compensation to inmates

        Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

        A liberal commentator thinks that the government’s decision to suspend the payment of compensation to inmates further weakens the rule of law. A pro-government columnist welcomes the decision, and finds it fully in-line with the opinion of most Hungarians. READ MORE

        Ban on living on the streets comes into force

        Thursday, October 18th, 2018

        As the ban on habitual residence in public spaces comes into effect, left-wing and liberal commentators accuse the government of criminalizing homelessness. Pro-government pundits, on the other hand, contend that the government wants to help people in need, and accuse the Left of politically motivated and irresponsible behaviour. READ MORE

        Further ruminations on Lázár’s Vienna video

        Saturday, March 10th, 2018

        A liberal commentator suspects that Mr Lázár wants to divert attention from corruption through anti-immigrant fear-mongering. A pro-government blog accuses the liberal media of falsifying facts in order to help the opposition parties in the campaign. READ MORE

        Debate on sexual harassment

        Saturday, October 21st, 2017

        Commenting on the sexual harassment cases in the US and Hungary, commentators from right across the political spectrum agree that widespread violent abuse should get more attention. They, however, do not agree how to handle cases of non-violent misconduct. READ MORE

        Syrian-Cypriot migrant border rioter sentenced to 10 years in jail

        Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

        A conservative columnist thinks that the court was right to sentence a Syrian migrant with residence in Cyprus for inciting a riot, using force against the police and crossing the border illegally. But she finds it deeply problematic that such behaviour is regarded as ‘terrorist activity’ under Hungarian law. READ MORE

        LMP proposes restricting rights of sex offenders

        Thursday, May 12th, 2016

        Magyar Nemzet supports the LMP’s proposal to ban sex offenders from education and sports. READ MORE

        Holocaust denier sentenced to fine – or jail

        Monday, January 11th, 2016

        As a Facebook commenter is sentenced to pay a high fine or go to prison for Holocaust denial, commentators wonder whether  sanctioning hate speech makes sense as a means of fighting anti-Semitism. READ MORE

        Hungarian reflection on the Cologne gang assaults

        Friday, January 8th, 2016

        A conservative columnist criticizes the liberal media for failing to report on the Cologne and Hamburg assaults. A left-wing pundit thinks proper coverage was impossible in the absence of factual evidence. READ MORE

        Repercussions of anti-immigrant onslaught

        Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

        A left-wing columnist suspects that a violent attack in the town of Szeged was motivated by the government’s anti-immigrant rhetoric. A pro-government commentator dismisses the accusation, and claims that many such incidents happened before the current dispute over immigration. READ MORE

        PM Orbán on death penalty

        Thursday, April 30th, 2015

        Liberal commentators accuse Prime Minister Viktor Orbán of co-opting the rhetoric of the radical nationalist Jobbik party, by calling for the death penalty to be ‘kept on the agenda’. A pro-party government lawyer believes that the government cannot simply ignore the ‘majority view’ which he believes would support its reintroduction. READ MORE