Hungary: Austrian Farmers on the Verge of Dispossession

People ♦ Published: March 8, 2013; 19:28 ♦ (Vindobona)

A new regulation should help Hungarians prevent from "greedy speculators".

Hungary: Austrian Farmers on the Verge of Dispossession / Picture: © Vindobona.org

The Hungarian Parliament is about to pass a controversial law which makes it almost impossible for foreigners to aquire land. Even before the official imposing of the law, the Hungarian government started to reclaim the properties that were purchased by Austrian and other foreign farmers. Despite of a lawfully correct acquisition, the responsible authorities are now forced to delete the…

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