Mark Griffith Budapest; Orban’s stranger referendum, 98% say no but…

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On Sunday October 2nd, Hungarian voters were asked to decide in a national referendum whether or not Viktor Orban and his Fidesz-dominated government should refuse EU-mandated quotas of resettled Syrian strangers. Whether they are mostly refugees or mostly economic migrants is itself politically contested. Overwhelmingly, those who voted said no. However, in a confusing twist, too few Hungarians voted for … [Read on]

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