Jobbik

Type: Organization
Name: Jobbik
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"Why It Is Questionable How Fair The Hungarian Election Was" by Agnes Batory

Agnes Batory Hungary held elections on 6 April, with the ruling Fidesz party winning a clear majority of seats. While there was initially some doubt over whether Fidesz had secured the ‘super-majority’ in parliament needed to amend the country’s constitution, ... [Published Social Europe Journal - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Hungary Jews Fret as Vote Signals Shift to Right

Ruling Party Wins and Anti-Semetic Jobbik Gainsgetty imagesWinner : Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who just won reelection, portrays himself as the best defense against the far right. Some Jews disagree.By Daniella CheslowPublished April 16, 20 ... [Published Forward - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

“Europe has sent a strong signal of support for Ukraine”

With adoption of the resolution on the risks for the functioning of democratic institutions in Ukraine that have emerged due to the situation now existing in Ukraine’s relations with Russia, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) started ... [Published Den UA - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fidesz’s 2/3 Majority Officially Affirmed In Hungary

The National Election Office announced early Sunday morning that with 99.99% of the April 6th parliamentary election vote counted, Fi-desz has indeed retained its two-thirds major-ity. This official preliminary result was arrived at after votes were processed ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Overland Park shootings reverberate in Germany

BERLIN —Handcuffed and in the back of a squad car, Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., also known as Frazier Glenn Cross, allegedly repeated “Heil Hitler,” an homage to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.That has prompted wide coverage of the case across Germany, a nation ... [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

American Jews Must Wake Up to Anti-Semitism of Hungary’s Jobbik Party

Right-wing Jobbik Party members in Hungary holding a rally. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. But none of the major American Jewish organizations seem particularly angry about the strong showing of the neo-Nazi Jobbik party in the recent Hungarian elections. ... [Published Algemeiner.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Election 2014: Fidesz supermajority, LMP seats confirmed

, 8:00 AM CETThe Fidesz party’s two-thirds parliamentary supermajority in the April general election was confirmed Saturday after the official counting of 99.99% of valid votes.Though 16 constituencies were under review, including key closely-contested ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Kelemen: Jobbik’s ascent worries me

National leader of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), minor at rule, Kelemen Hunor told a press conference on Friday in Cluj-Napoca that he is worried by how the extremist Jobbik party of Hungary, which captured 21 percent of the April ... [Published Nine O'Clock - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Xpat Opinion: How Fidesz Won A Two-Thirds Parliamentary Majority With Only 44.5% Of The Vote

The election law adopted under the previous Fidesz-KDNP government decreased the number of members of parliament from 386 (of which 176 were elected directly and 210 were elected from party lists) to 199 (of which 106 are elected directly and 93 from ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Hungary’s Liberals Bow Out Of EP Elections

The leadership of the Liberal Party decided on Wednesday that it will not run in the European Parliament elections, president Gábor Fodor announced.He explained that although he had repeatedly asked the parties of the left-wing alliance to preserve and ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

PPMT: Jobbik should be grateful to Basescu and Ponta

Toro T. Tibor, leader of the Hungarian People’s Party of Transylvania (PPMT), believes Jobbik representatives should be grateful to Romanian President Traian Basescu and Prime Minister Victor Ponta because the party won two or three Parliamentary terms ... [Published Nine O'Clock - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Far-right party spreads ideology, tactics

Far-right groups have emerged or grown stronger across Europe in the wake of the financial crisis and they are increasingly sharing ideas and tactics and are found to have ties among at least half a dozen of the groups, write Marcin Goettig and Christian ... [Published Oman Observer - Apr 09 2014]

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...strangely, this particular argument reappeared in a 2000 statement of a leading member of the current ruling party in Hungary when he said that "While human DNA has two or three spirals within a given length, the DNA of the Hungarian race has nine ... which is identical to the number of rotations of light from the planet Sirius when it reaches the Earth. The cosmic origin of Hungarian intelligence, the Hungarian soul and the Hungarian minds is a result of this fact."
"(Orban's ruling) Fidesz party won a two-thirds parliamentary majority at the April 6 election" a statement published by state news agency MTI read
"Hungarians today brought down a regime and founded a new one" Orban saidas a newly elected PM in 2010

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"Why It Is Questionable How Fair The Hungarian ... [Published Social Europe Journal - 2 hours ago]
I’m Confused, Can Anyone Help Me? [Published PrisonPlanet - 3 hours ago]
Hungary Jews Fret as Vote Signals Shift to Right [Published Forward - 5 hours ago]
“Europe has sent a strong signal of support for... [Published Den UA - 13 hours ago]
The Hungarian Horseradish [Published Huffington Post - 22 hours ago]
I'm confused, can anyone help me? [Published Russia Today - Apr 15 2014]
Overland Park shootings reverberate in Germany [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 14 2014]
Despite Pro-Soviet Protests, Majority of Ukrain... [Published The New Republic Online - Apr 14 2014]
Ukraine: The Anti-Maidan Begins [Published Global Research - Apr 14 2014]
Question and Answer, Marine Le Pen [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
Fidesz’s 2/3 Majority Officially Affirmed In Hu... [Published XpatLoop.com - Apr 14 2014]
American Jews Must Wake Up to Anti-Semitism of ... [Published Algemeiner.com - Apr 14 2014]
Election 2014: Fidesz supermajority, LMP seats ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - Apr 14 2014]
South Stream Project on Solid Ground Despite Ob... [Published Natural Gas Europe - Apr 14 2014]
Kelemen: Jobbik’s ascent worries me [Published Nine O'Clock - Apr 13 2014]
Why is European integration still so far away? [Published New Europe - Apr 13 2014]
Hungary's Orban retains two-thirds legislative ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 13 2014]
Hungary's absentee ballot count gives Fidesz-KD... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 12 2014]
XINHUA - Hungary's absentee ballot count gives ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 12 2014]
John Lloyd: Modi embodies a principle that ... [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 12 2014]
Xpat Opinion: How Fidesz Won A Two-Thirds Parli... [Published XpatLoop.com - Apr 11 2014]
Hungary: Establishing a right-wing state [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 11 2014]
Hungarian election results: Some comfort for ev... [Published The Sofia Globe - Apr 11 2014]
Central Europe's Real Vulnerability Toward Russia [Published Carnegie Endowment - Apr 11 2014]
Analysts See Possible Annihilation Of Hungary’s... [Published XpatLoop.com - Apr 11 2014]
Hungary: European Union’s only dictatorship? [Published Japan Times - Apr 11 2014]
FM Corlatean: Ohlsson using Roma issue to gath... [Published Nine O'Clock - Apr 10 2014]
How the European elections could redesign the E... [Published EuroNews - Apr 10 2014]
Viktor Orbán and the State of Hungarian Democracy [Published Freedom House - Apr 10 2014]
This is not just about recession — Europeans mu... [Published Jewish Chronicle - Apr 10 2014]
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"Why It Is Questionable How Fair The Hungarian ... [Published Social Europe Journal - 2 hours ago]
Agnes Batory Hungary held elections on 6 April, with the ruling Fidesz party winning a clear majority of seats. While there was initially some doubt over whether Fidesz had secured the ‘super-majority’ in parliament needed to amend the country’s constitution, ...
Hungary’s Unappetizing Election [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 08 2014]
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán won re-election on Sunday in a vote widely criticized as unfair. Bershidsky  argues Hungary may be the EU’s only dictatorship: Orban has a lot in common with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip ...
PM Wins Second Term and Anti-Semites Enjoy Incr... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 07 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="169" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_04/credit-leigh-phillips.jpg?h=169&w=300" title="|||Credit: Leigh Phillips" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Yesterday Hungarians voted in a parliamentary election ...
To Viktor the spoils [Published Eastern approaches - The Economist - Apr 07 2014]
VIKTOR ORBAN, Hungary’s prime minister, celebrated an historic victory on Sunday after his right-wing Fidesz party routed the opposition and looked set to maintain its two-thirds majority in the legislature. By noon on Monday, with 99% of the votes ...
UPDATE 1-Hungary re-elects PM, far-right opposi... [Published AdBanks.net - Apr 07 2014]
* PM Orban’s party to have big majority in parliament * Far-right Jobbik backed by one in five Hungarian voters * Investors concerned over PM’s go-it-alone policies * Not yet clear if Orban will secure constitutional majority (Updates ...
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