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Hungarian Far-Right Group Protests Against Fashion Designer
Written by Marietta Le On 22 March 2014 @ 21:46 pm | No Comments
In Arts & Culture, Citizen Media, English, Freedom of Speech, Hungarian, Hungary, Politics, Quick Reads
A group of far-right extremists occupied the exhibition opening of a Hungarian fashion designer on Friday, Kettős Mérce blog reported  [hu].
The designer in question Koby's new fashion line was first withdrawn  [hu] from a Hungarian sports brand shop in January 2014, after nationalist criticism rose against the t-shirt designs featuring some of Hungary's historical figures such as Lajos Kossuth , a leader of the Hungarian revolution of 1848. Photos of Koby's line of t-shirts can be found in a recent Funzine.hu article .
The public debate about Hungary's far-right groups and the far-right party Jobbik has become more tense as the 2014 elections approach, set for April 6. On March 15, the national holiday marking the 1848 revolution, a group of citizens dubbed “Vote against Jobbik ” held a protest  against-far right extremists in Hungary.
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URLs in this post:
 reported: http://magyarinfo.blog.hu/2014/03/22/szelsojobboldaliak_tamadtak_be_egy_kiallitast_budapesten
 withdrawn: https://www.facebook.com/Dorko2013/posts/514462235337701?stream_ref=10
 Lajos Kossuth: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lajos_Kossuth
 article: http://www.funzine.hu/hu/2014-03-koby-botranypoloi-a-kockaban/
 Vote against Jobbik: https://www.facebook.com/szavazza.jobbikellen
 protest: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.239644299554129.1073741831.238899962961896&type=1
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