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Hungary, Budapest: Massive Riots by the Extreme Right

Budapest. Yesterday evening police shot tear gas grenades and used watercannons against rioting hungarian neo nazis. They had been marching through the city centre demonstrating for a Great-Hungary in the borders before WW1.
marching for Great-Hungary
marching for Great-Hungary
crazy right wingers
crazy right wingers
destroyed police car
destroyed police car
The nazis met on the Budapest Place of the Heroes and moved towards the monument of the Red Army which they attacked with stones, shoes, bottles and fire bombs. Afterwards they attacked anifascists coming from demonstration. 6 people were injured. Some hundred right wingers began to invade and destroy shops as well as throwing chairs and things on cars. Even a police car was set on fire as the cops tried to stop them. Hungarys right wingres are becoming stronger and stronger. Riots like tis happen more and more often in the last months.

yup 22.Sep.2008 11:47

In Hungary

Yup. I have seen this country the last three years switch from a typical racist European country to a more blatant racist, Anti-Semetic and homophobic country. It sucks because in general the Hungarians are nice people. Even the average Hungarian is becoming chauvanistic. This is what happens when you privatize the infrastructure and threaten to privatize universal healthcare and education. And this privatization was done by both idiotic parties (FIDESZ and MSZP) and now the far right wing nationalists are seeing their opportunity.