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Silencing Hungary’s NGOs

Silencing Hungary

Two years ago a new Hungarian law which severely limited the activity of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) made international headlines. Since then, reduced funding, job losses and a climate of fear have made life almost impossible for organisations whose only goal is to help people in need.

Ádám Schönberger, founder and director of MAROM, an NGO created to regenerate and reinvent Jewish culture in Hungary, is one of many activists who sees such a black future for civil society organisations in Budapest.

Source: emerging-european

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