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Index told to get a new editor-in-chief

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Another CEO resigns at Index, we know little

The new CEO stepped down after only few of days, things happen above our heads, but we know one thing for sure: We want to write the news in peace.
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Hungarian Constitutional Court approves exempting pro-government media from antitrust regulation

A government decree exempted KESMA, the giant pro-government media conglomerate from prior antitrust examination. The Constitutional Court found nothing wrong.
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The CEO is gone, but Index still stands

We still insist on maintaining our editorial independence and keeping our staff untouchable.
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Index is in danger

Index.hu, the largest news site of Hungary, one of the few remaining independent voices, is in grave danger.
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The Trianon-code: How a nation copes with trauma

After losing WWI, due to the Treaty of Trianon, Hungary lost 70% of its territory and a third of its ethnic Hungarian population. How does a nation cope with such a shock?
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The only thing that makes me mad is that my children had to grow up in prison

An Iraqi refugee tells about the hardships his family endured while they were unlawfully detained for two years in the Hungarian transit zones.
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Hungary begrudgingly shuts down transit zones, Orbán blames Soros

The European Court of Justice ruled that asylum seekers were unlawfully detained at the Hungarian border for an indefinite time with no chance for judicial review.
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Hungary ends legal recognition of transgender people

From this point forward, the civil registry and official documents will contain the unchangeable "sex at birth" entry instead of "gender."
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Hungary classifies $2 billion railroad deal with China for ten years

The project is one of the largest infrastructural developments in Hungarian history.
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Stay-at-home order in Budapest to be lifted

"We have won the first battle against the pandemic," Viktor Orbán said in his video message announcing the reopening of the capital.
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Government to decide about easing Budapest lockdown on Saturday

While restrictions will be relaxed in Pest county and the rest of Hungary starting on Monday, Budapest still has to wait.
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hungary state of emergency to end in may

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Despite the pandemic, Fidesz shows no signs of slowing down

While most of the world was caught up in the pandemic, Fidesz went on a legislative spree rarely seen in the Hungarian parliament, settling many long-running political debates practically overnight.
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Coronavirus in Hungary: Preliminary results of nationwide representative screening are out

The screening campaign found that only a small portion of the population had contracted the disease, which is not enough for herd immunity.
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BMW postpones construction of new plant in Hungary

BMW announced to push the opening of their new plant in Debrecen, Hungary by a year due to the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Hungarian Parliament refuses to ratify the Istanbul Convention for its asylum provisions and definition of gender

The declaration argues that recognising gender-based violence as a form of persecution in asylum cases would endanger Hungarian culture and customs.
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Despite the relaxation of restrictions, Hungary cancels summer festivals and keeps schools closed

The Hungarian government announced the details of how measures taken against the coronavirus will change from 4 May.
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Coronavirus in Hungary: Government partially lifts stay-at-home order, Budapest remains under lockdown

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced that the coronavirus response is ready to enter into phase 2, "together, we can try to reboot life in Hungary."
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Coronavirus in Hungary: Death toll reaches 300 as government plans to relax safety measures

The epidemic is expected to hit local peak on 3 May, government plans gradual process to roll back restrictions.
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