„Unlawful“ Farming in Hungary

People ♦ Published: April 16, 2013; 19:36 ♦ (Vindobona)

The estimated 200 Austrians, who are engaged in agriculture in Hungary, are apparently not highly esteemed by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

„Unlawful“ Farming in Hungary / Picture: © Wikipedia / Európa Pont

In an interview with Austrian newspaper Kurier, the Prime Minister called them persons working “unlawfully” in Hungary. Around 200 Austrians carry out farming in Hungary and fear expropriation because of the new land law coming into force. Orban explains that according to the EU compliant law, in order to carry out agriculture in Hungary the landowner has to stay in the country 185…