Hungary: Dissatisfaction Towards Government Grows

People ♦ Published: March 18, 2013; 15:50 ♦ (Vindobona)

Right-wing leader Viktor Orban has been in parliament for almost three years. But the promised reforms and changes to improve the economic situation came to nothing. Protests are arising.

Hungary: Dissatisfaction Towards Government Grows / Picture: © Flickr / European People's Party - EPP

Prime Minister Orban’s socialist/liberal predecessors have left the country in a miserable state. However, Hungary’s economy does not seem to recover. Instead, Orban’s leading Fidezs party is apparently immune to radical reforms for improvement. Foreign investors are regarded as the cause of all evil and banished from the country by the imposing of ridiculouly high business taxes…