Michael Ignatieff: Hungary will not be a single-party state forever

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|Central European University (CEU), Democracy, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, Viktor Orbán|

The democratic transition is not over in Central and Eastern Europe and we will continue our mission of training people and creating "free minds, people who think", Michael Ignatieff, a Canadian academic and president of the Central European University...

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CEU provost: Academic freedom is in crisis everywhere in Europe, not only in Hungary

By |september 17th, 2019|Central European University (CEU), Education, Hungary, News|

It is the start of a new semester at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. But this year, many of its students are preparing to move to Vienna, where lectures will start in October. It's because CEU, a private US university founded by the ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za CEU provost: Academic freedom is in crisis everywhere in Europe, not only in Hungary

Orbán apologises to EPP leaders he called ‘useful idiots’

By |marec 15th, 2019|2019 European elections, Central European University (CEU), EPP, George Soros, Hungary, illiberal democracy, Jean-Claude Juncker, manfred weber, News, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has apologised to European conservative parties for calling them "useful idiots" over an anti-EU billboard campaign that could see his party ejected from the European Parliament's dominant centre-right EPP bloc.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Orbán apologises to EPP leaders he called ‘useful idiots’

Soros-funded university says it is being forced out of Hungary

By |december 3rd, 2018|Central European University (CEU), Hungary, Judith Sargentini, manfred weber, News, rule of law, Viktor Orbán|

Hungary's Central European University, founded by George Soros, said on Monday  (3 December) it has been forced out of the country in "an arbitrary eviction" that violated academic freedom, and confirmed plans to enrol new students in neighbouring Austria next year.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Soros-funded university says it is being forced out of Hungary

Hungarian opposition denounces Gruevski’s case ‘disgrace’

By |december 3rd, 2018|Asylum, Central European University (CEU), EPP, European arrest warrant, extradition, illiberal democracy, Macedonia, Nato, News, Nikola Gruevski, rule of law, Russia, Viktor Orbán, VMRO-DPMNE|

The leaders of three opposition parties represented in the Hungarian parliament published on Sunday (2 December) an open letter in which they call a “disgrace” the granting by Viktor Orbán of asylum to former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hungarian opposition denounces Gruevski’s case ‘disgrace’

Hungary persists in row with Soros-founded university

By |november 29th, 2018|Article 7, Central European University (CEU), EPP, George Soros, Hungary, illiberal democracy, Macedonia, Michael Ignatieff, News, Nikola Gruevski, Peter Szijjarto, Viktor Orbán|

Just days from a deadline to settle a legal dispute with a university founded by US billionaire George Soros, Hungary's foreign minister indicated Wednesday (28 November) his government will not back down.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hungary persists in row with Soros-founded university

Soros university says it being forced out of Hungary, mulls move to Vienna

By |oktober 26th, 2018|Central European University (CEU), George Soros, Hungary, illiberal democracy, Michael Ignatieff, News, Viktor Orbán|

Hungary's Central European University, a graduate school founded by US financier George Soros, said it was being forced out of the country by the nationalist government and would switch to enrolling new students in Vienna.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Soros university says it being forced out of Hungary, mulls move to Vienna

A silver lining in ‘illiberal’ Hungary

By |oktober 11th, 2018|Central European University (CEU), Education, Fidesz, Hungary, News, rule of law, Viktor Orbán, Zoltán Kovács|

The looming decision on whether to close the prestigious Central European University (CEU), a symbol of the resistance in Hungary, is bringing together the opposition to forge an innovative plan to end the ‘Orbánian’ state, EURACTIV.com reports from Budapest.

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EU steps up action against Hungary over ‘anti-Soros’ NGO law

By |oktober 5th, 2017|Central European University (CEU), George Soros, Hungary, illiberal democracy, News, NGOs, Poland, refugee crisis, Rule of Law Mechanism, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

The EU yesterday (4 October) intensified its legal action against Hungary over a crackdown on education and foreign-backed civil society groups that critics say targets US billionaire George Soros.

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Meeting of minds as Netanyahu visits Orbán

By |julij 18th, 2017|anti-Semitism, Benjamin Netanyahu, Central European University (CEU), George Soros, Holocaust, Hungary, illiberal democracy, Israel, Miklos Horthy, Nazis, News, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

Hungary welcomes Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu today (18 July) on a landmark visit that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán hopes will bolster him in his battle with George Soros and deflect charges of stoking anti-Semitism.

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