President Donald Trump praised Viktor Orbán, the Hungarian prime minister who has tried to take over the independent news media and who has refused to accept Syrian refugees.
Orbán has attacked the judiciary, taken over the free press and led anti-Semitic assaults, including against a major university, but Trump praised him lavishly.
'My jaw hit the floor," an Atlantic writer said of the ambassador's remark days before Trump is to welcome the infamous right-wing leader to the White House.
Hundreds of police in riot gear shepherded what was one of the biggest demonstrations Viktor Orban has faced since he rose to power in 2010.
"It is a dark day for Europe and a dark day for Hungary,” said CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff in a statement.
Viktor Orbán has pushed a Soros-backed university out of the country, the latest sign that Hungary’s democracy truly is failing.
Central European University announced it's being forced to move by Viktor Orban's far-right government.
Viktor Orban has led the anti-migrant shift that now threatens to fracture the European Union.
Individuals and organizations that aid displaced people seeking safety could end up in prison.
The country's young people and Jewish groups say low wages and a culture of hate is pushing people abroad.
There is widespread concern that Hungary is drifting away from democracy.
With elections just over the horizon, Viktor Orban is ramping up his attacks on migration.
The EU’s basic treaty requires its members first and foremost to be democracies.
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Budapest is seeing its largest anti-government protests in years.
An age-old tactic Targeting funding is becoming an increasingly widely used tactic to restrict civil society. The International