While the world was distracted with COVID-19 democracy was quietly being attacked globally such as in Hungary, Brazil, Belarus, China.
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It will be difficult to defeat Viktor Orbán, but it will be even more difficult to reverse Hungary’s democratic collapse, which Orbán oversaw.
Hungarian independent broadcasting media critical of Victor Orban to go extinct as Klubradio taken off air by regulators.
Budapest’s response to coronavirus… has been to suspend parliament and give [Premier] Viktor Orbán open-ended powers to rule by decree, Democracy Digest.
The coronavirus pandemic has been a rare moment of global solidarity. However, Hungary has somehow used it to stoke xenophobia
If one thing is disconcerting about the illiberal turn in Eastern and Central Europe, it is the early backsliding of democratisation frontrunners there.
The two most venerable English-speaking democracies appear to be following in the footsteps of countries they once sought to inspire.
The EIU finds that since 2006 democracy has deteriorated in central and eastern Europe more there than in any other part of the world.
Hungarian P.M Viktor Orban faces revolt Friday from allied center-right parties in European Parliament group less than three months ahead of May elections.
The sharing of the Rousseau technology marks the most brazen attempt to date to internationalize Europe’s populist movements.