26 Apr 2018

Hungary: a civil war for the soul of Europe

Europe Editor and Presenter

The Hungarian capital looks as splendid as ever. The tourists are here en masse. But behind the alluring facade there is trouble. The European Parliament today accused the Hungary’s ruling Fidez Party of systematically undermining the rule of law, democracy and minority rights at home. The Hungarian Foreign Minister shot back: all lies. Mind your own business! Hungary, once a poster child of East European democracy is at the heart of what President Macron has described as a civil war for the soul of Europe.