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Freedom of speech and censorship in the 21st century

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Friends!

In my opening speech, I would like to defy the confining standards of political correctness, and take advantage of my freedom of thought, expression and speech.

In my speech, I would like to talk about the falsehood that there is only one Europe and only one European model of democracy; the political impotence showed by the West during the regime change following the fall of communism; the lack of understanding of the West towards Central and Eastern European countries; and attacks on freedom of the press from a relentless, liberal political activism. I would like…

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April 19, 2019

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In yet another double standard, Brussels questions media freedom in Hungary

By Andrea Bocskor

The Hungarian media situation featured on the agenda of the latest session of the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). During the course of the meeting, several members of the Committee observed that the media situation in Hungary is much more favorable than in many other EU member states. However, none of these countries are subjected to the same kind of criticism that Hungary must endure. Why is that?

As I pointed out, in Hungary – unlike in Slovakia and Malta – journalists are not murdered, but we don’t hear the same intensity of concerns about…

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February 26, 2019