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Die Welt: „The young Hungarian democracy became an autocracy

The Germany daily newspaper die Welt discussed Hungary lately. The conservative newspaper wrote about Hungary apropos of the changes of law about the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest.

The writing of the German sociologist Mr. Wolf Lepenies appeared in the opinion column with the title "The number one enemy of the state". Mr. Lepenies underlined that the Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán decided to close the last cosmopolite educational establishment in the country. According to the sociologist this is another step to finalize the illiberal state of Orbán. He also underlined that in the system of Hungary, which is built up like the Turkish and the Russian systems, there is no place for cosmopolitan institutions. The CEU, which was founded by Hungarian-American billionaire of Jewish origin Mr. George Soros, has been a pain in PM Orbán's neck for a long time although the PM couldn't threaten its existence until now.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 April 2017 18:11

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