Viktor Orban (*1963) is a conservative Hungarian politician and jurist. He has been Prime Minister of Hungary twice: currently, since 2010.
Orban leads Hungary's national conservative Fidesz party. His Cabinet introduced major constitutional and legislative reforms, drawing criticism from foreign observers. He advocates social conservatism, nationalism, euroskepticism and rejects any redistribution of refugees across the European Union. Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to Viktor Orban.
Hungary's ruling party has quickly pushed through controversial legislation impacting cultural organizations. It will give Prime Minister Viktor Orban's right-wing nationalist government more control over the nation's theaters. Artists and other critics say the new law is part of broader attempts to curtail creative and independent thinking in Hungary. Stefan Bos reports from Budapest.
Oliver Varhelyi's candidacy for the role of neighborhood and enlargement commissioner has been approved by EU lawmakers. The Hungarian's nomination was originally met with skepticism due to his links to Viktor Orban.
Despite facing EU censure over Turkey's Syria offensive, Erdogan has landed support from Hungary. During a visit, Erdogan repeated his threat to let refugees come to Europe and was hailed as a security partner by Orban.
Hungary's opposition scored a shock win in the Budapest mayoral election. It's a huge blow for nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Keith Walker speaks with DW's Hungary correspondent, Stefan Bos, who explains it's the first electoral defeat for Orban's ruling party, Fidesz, since it came to power nine years ago.