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100 000 Hungarians protest against PM Orbán's win in election

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Around 100 000 Hungarians have joined a rally in Budapest voicing opposition to the governing Fidesz party of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán that won the country’s parliamentary election by a landslide.

British public broadcaster BBC reports that the organisers of the anti- Orbán rally on Saturday, April 16, have demanded a recount of all ballots, a new election law, a non-partisan public media, and better organised co-operation among parties opposed to the Fidesz government.

The protests took place six days after the governing national conservative Fidesz party won two-thirds of the parliamentary seats with half of the national vote by campaigning on an anti-immigration platform.

However, a similarly large rally was attended in March by people supporting Viktor Orbán’s government.


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