Founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros as a bastion of liberal thought, Budapest’s Central European University has become one of the most prestigious in the region. A new law threatens its existence.
Membership in the EU's conservative political bloc is important, but not as important as defending "European Christian values and stopping migration," a Hungarian Fidesz party official has said.
Hours after taking down controversial anti-EU posters, the Hungarian government became the target of mockery for pro-family ads. Meanwhile, some of the anti-EU ads were still appearing in print and on TV.
Students have marched in support of a university founded by US-Hungarian billionaire George Soros in Budapest. Central European University has said it will move abroad unless a government legal dispute is resolved.
Viktor Orban's Fidesz party faces suspension or expulsion from the European People's Party, the largest political bloc in the EU Parliament. EPP chief Manfred Weber says that can be avoided if Orban does three things.
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