In Hungary, the exploitation of a mythical enemy is poisoning politics

Viktor Orbán’s almost certain re-election relies on an anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim manifesto

  • Nick Cohen
  • The Guardian

You may think Hungary is a faraway country.

Small and landlocked, it has a baffling Finno-Ugric language few outsiders master.

What do its corruptions and conspiracy theories have to do with us?

Boda 1aWhen I was last in Budapest in August, I met Marta Pardavi.

I worried about her and her friends in the Hungarian human rights movement, but I did not think I needed to transfer my fears back to Britain.

To understand her…

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