Row over anti-Soros campaign

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Series Details July 2017
Publication Date 12/07/2017
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The Debates feature from Euro|Topics offers English (+ French and German) translations of a selections of articles in European news sources on this topic.

Euro|Topics relaunched their website during 2016. Features published before that date are still available via an archive website (see related url hyperlinks).Euro|Topics reported that posters had gone up all over Hungary in July 2017 depicting Jewish US billionaire George Soros in a way that many find reminiscent of anti-Semitic Nazi posters. Soros, who has Hungarian roots, was a key financier of NGOs and educational institutions in Eastern Europe and across the globe. Why do Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and other politicians see him as an enemy?

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ESO: Background information: Orbán names Soros and EU among those ‘attacking’ Hungary
ESO: Background information: Protests in Hungary over proposal on higher education institutions
European Parliament: Press Release, 17.05.17: Fundamental rights in Hungary: MEPs call for triggering Article 7
The Guardian, 12.07.17: George Soros upset by 'antisemitic' campaign against him in Hungary
BBC News, 11.07.17: George Soros: Hungarian government posters 'anti-Semitic'

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