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Anti-immigration as a "democratic" fear policy in Hungary

Hungary 2018
Regissør: Eszter Hajdu
( Portugal, Ungarn)

What we follow throughout the film is a caricature of an election campaign where it is given in advance who wins.

On April 8, 2018, there were elections to the Parliament of Hungary. The incumbent right-wing radical Fidesz government, led by Viktor Orbán, won the election, advancing 5 percent. More than 49 percent of those who voted voted for Orbán and Fidesz. And nearly 20 percent voted for the self-conceptually national-conservative but truly neo-Nazi Jobbik who supports Orbán. The result of the election was thus a clear victory for the right-wing radicals. . .

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Mikkel Bolt
Professor of political aesthetics at the University of Copenhagen.

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