Orbán's Hungary

Lívia Benková: Hungary-Orbán's project towards "illiberal democracy", AIES Fokus 2/2019

AIES Fokus 02/2019

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14.02.2019 / Nächste Publikation


The recent developments in the country and its controversial reforms reflect, that Hungary is steadily moving away from the principles of a liberal democracy and is heading towards becoming a centralized, semi-authoritarian state. The course of Hungary was clearly stated by Prime Minister Orbán himself as he announced his preference of “illiberal democracy”, in 2014 at a speech in Transylvania, Romania.