Opposition Momentum Protests In Support Of CEU In Budapest

  • 19 Nov 2018 7:35 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Opposition Momentum Protests In Support Of CEU In Budapest
A protest to express solidarity with the Central European University, organised by the Momentum Movement, was held with over 1,000 participants in central Budapest on Friday.

Independent lawmaker Bernadett Szél told the event that the government had a problem with the CEU because the university taught people to think independently instead of “regurgitating ready-made answers”.

Those in power have named the “Soros network” as an enemy, yet such a network does not even exist, she said.

Momentum Movement leader András Fekete-Győr told the crowd that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán uses “the language of brute force” and “will run over everyone who stay silent”.

Fekete-Győr asked leaders in higher education, health care and public education to join forces, and promised that Momentum would support them.

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