Is the COVID-19 pandemic the Hungarian democracy's coup de grace

In his blog, our intern Filip Sidó writes about the COVID-19 pandemic and democracy in Hungary.

"Hungary is now facing two threats; one is the coronavirus pandemic and the second is the increasing authoritarianism of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. It is still premature to conclude whether this crisis is the last blow for the democracy in Hungary, although there are strong indications that this is the case. However, the validity of the premise can first be evaluated once the coronavirus crisis ends and the government either dismantles the emergency bill or renews it."

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