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||Re: cycling through hungary (mind)
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||Re: Who is a Hungarian? (mind)
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||Hungary's Lustration Law taking effect? (mind)
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||Marc Nasdor writes: (mind)
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||That peaceful, queasy feelin' (mind)
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|+ - ||Re: Is the honeymoon over? (mind)
> "The Community of Hungarian Journalists": who are these guys? How
> large or representative are they?
This is a a group of journalists that split off from the monolithic
Hungarian Journalists' Union because they felt that it was still
dominated by the old commie hacks (but now in liberal colors, of
course). Because of the break, they are under constant attack from the
journalists of the much larger original union whose members still have
a virtual lock on the Hungarian establishment press.
> Opinions, anyone?
Need I spell it out even more?
|+ - ||Re: cycling through hungary (mind)
I recommend highly the Bakony region of the country, north of Lake Balaton,
with its bizarre volcanic mountain shapes and lovely rolling countryside.
Also, the region around Eger and the Bukk mountains of northern Hungary.
My wife and I spent our honeymoon at Aggtelek-Josvafo", which sits atop one
of the largest underground cave systems in Europe. Concerning reservaitons for
campgrounds I am not sure.
Regards, Marc Nasdor
|+ - ||Re: Who is a Hungarian? (mind)
'...anyone who has at least one grandparent who is/was a hungarian citizen
is considered a "hungarian national" and is entitled to hungarian
citizenship. that at least was the law in the mid-eighties.'
How about the Greeks, Bulgarians in Hungary ... they are citizens without
To be a citizen of Hungary doesn't require to be a 'hungarian national' ...
as far as I know...
What is the current legal requirement of Hungarian citizenship ?
|+ - ||Hungary's Lustration Law taking effect? (mind)
I just noticed an interesting item in the Hungarian electronic news
digest HIRMONDO about some movement in implementing the new Hungarian
Lustartion Law. However, I have trouble with some of the mechanics
involved in it. Especially the one which would involve the special
committee doing the work sending the names of persons to be cleared to
the Ministry of Internal Affairs (in charge of police and internal
security) so they can verify whether those names appear in any of their
Considering that the Ministry of Interior went to the junior coalition
partner (at their insistence), what chance is there that they would
confirm the former agent status of any of their own politicos?
So it's going to be again the csurkas and torgyans only, I suspect,
though I have a strong hunch that there were actually more agents among
the ranks of Free Democrats than in in any other party's membership.
(Note: CP members were not recruited because they were expected to
report on others, anyway.)
|+ - ||Marc Nasdor writes: (mind)
> The liberals, I'm sure, probably felt a bit queasy when the SzDSz went into
> coalition with the MSzP, but I'll bet that feeling has subsided.
Speaking strictly in the name of millions of liberals:-) I still feel quite
a bit queasy. I'm not happy with the summary treatment of the mayor/MP
issue, and even less happy with the handling of the media presidents. If
this is SZDSZ acting as a brake (they did nothing to air their views to
separate local and national government -- I'm not sure this is such an
important separation but certainly there was no serious debate), and this is
the generosity the MSZP offered (breaking off the media negotiations and
pushing through their candidate unilaterally) one must wonder what will
happen when they start to play hardball... Already there are some mixed
signals (like Horn asking Kohl for debt relief while Be1kesi making a song
and dance about how it's absolutely central for Hungary to retain its
creditworthiness) and there are some unambiguously bad signals (like
appointing an MSZP member to head Radio) but for this one the blame goes to
all six parties. Anyway my queasiness remains and is, if anything, increased.
|+ - ||That peaceful, queasy feelin' (mind)
In reply to your message of "Fri, 22 Jul 94 12: 38:22 PDT."
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 94 13:16:35 -0700
Andra1s Kornai writes:
> and there are some unambiguously bad signals (like
> appointing an MSZP member to head Radio) but for this one the blame goes to
> all six parties.
I don't follow; how do the six parties share?