Protest Planned for Student City in Budapest

  • 25 May 2021 10:37 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Protest Planned for Student City in Budapest
András Jámbor, candidate for MP of the Szikra Movement at the opposition primary in Budapest’s Eighth and Ninth Districts, has announced a demonstration on Heroes Square at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 5 in favour of the Student City project and against Fidesz policies.

Jámbor, a former chief editor of news website Mérce, wrote on Facebook that the past six months have shown that there is no end to the despicable nature of the Fidesz cabinet: “It has outsourced our universities to foundations run by cronies, destroyed and reduced to rubble the University of Theatre and Motion Picture Arts, is squandering tens of billions of forints on a hunting world’s fair and is now handing over local council flats to the control of the housing mafia.”

However, the Student City issue stands out, he said, “about which the cabinet lied all the way.

Fidesz is selling out the accommodation and future of Hungarian students just to be able to bring the elite university of the Chinese dictatorship into the country”.

Jámbor continued “if we can go to a football game, then we can also demonstrate,” adding that the event will satisfy legal and security requirements in all respects.


MTI Photo: Szilárd Koszticsák

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