TITLE

Hungary's cultural purge gathers pace

AUTHOR(S)
Hunt, Nick
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
New Internationalist;Jun2012, Issue 453, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the cultural policy of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán, with particular focus given to what it describes as his attempts to create an authoritarian, anti-democratic culture. The removal of a statue of Mihály Károlyi, Hungary's liberal first president, from Kossuth Square in Budapest as well as the replacement of leaders of cultural institutions which disagree with Orbán are offered as evidence.
ACCESSION #
76108232

 

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