Tag Archives: Harsh Criticism For Orbán : ‘Take Away Hungary’s European Council Vote’

Der Spiegel – Harsh Criticism For Orbán : ‘Take Away Hungary’s European Council Vote’ – 18 March 2013

Anti-government protesters rally in Budapest on March 17, 2013, about a week after Viktor Orbán's government pushed through a package of controversial constitutional changes. Photo : REUTERS

Anti-government protesters rally in Budapest on March 17, 2013, about a week after Viktor Orbán’s government pushed through a package of controversial constitutional changes.

After the Iron Curtain came down, István Hegedüs, 55, was a parliamentarian for Hungary’s conservative Fidesz party, which was in the opposition at the time. But now he is fiercely critical of the party’s leader, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, and his move to consolidate power. Europe must react, he tells SPIEGEL. Continue reading