Hungary's cultural purge gathers pace

Hunt, Nick
June 2012
New Internationalist;Jun2012, Issue 453, p11
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.


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