Europe Court Condemns Hungary’s Church Law Again

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife churchesnowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's embattled government is weighing its options after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) upheld an April ruling in favour of evangelical and other denominations who were stripped of their church status under controversial legislation.

Film Reveals Hungary’s Detention of Iranian Christian and Son

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Listen to this BosNewsLife story via Vatican News     Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Video footage shot by an...

BUDAPEST BRAINWAVE: ‘Orbanistan’

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A column by Stefan J. Bos
'Orbanistan'
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife-Columns)-- Curious Westerners often travel days to autocratic Central Asian nations of the former Soviet Union. They no longer have to go that far. On New Year's Day, Hungary becomes 'Orbanistan'.

Millions Of Christians In Lockdown Ahead Of Easter

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Millions Of Christians In Lockdown Ahead Of Easter By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of Christians spent Good Friday in...

Hungarian Church Commemorates 20th Anniversary Of Iron Curtain Collapse

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest age_07_kozma1BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian Catholic Priest Imre Kozma seems a humble man. Yet the priest made world news when his Budapest church and the Hungarian Maltese Charity Service he founded accommodated tens of thousands of East German refugees in 1989, when Germany was still a divided nation.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary Releases Toxic Plant Director; Factory To Reopen

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Kolontar, Hungary
KOLONTAR, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian authorities released on Wednesday the director of an alumina plant that flooded several towns with toxic waste, killing nine people, injuring at least 100 others. Government officials say production at the metals plant will resume by Friday, despite concerns among local residents about more flooding.

BREAKING NEWS: Hungary’s Prime Minister To Resign Amid Crisis

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife 000252392_f2_gal1BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurscany said Saturday, March 21, he is resigning because of his government's plunging popularity as it struggles to overcome Hungary's worst economic crisis in recent memory.

Hungary Detains Metals Plant Director in Toxic Spill Probe (Exclusive)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungary's disaster area in Kolontar and Devecser
KOLONTAR/DEVECSER (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian police on Monday detained the managing director of a metals plant where a reservoir burst last week, flooding several towns with toxic waste - killing at least eight people and injuring more than 100 others.  Before his arrest, Zoltan Bakonyi told BosNewsLife that his company was not guilty of negligence, as authorities contend.

NEWS WATCH: Hungarian Prime Minister Ends Hunger Strike For Voters Rights

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLIfe reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The former prime minister of Hungary, Ferenc Gyurcsány, has ended a week-long hunger strike that he said was aimed at ensuring free and fair elections. Gyurscany has expressed concerns over plans by the government to overhaul the election system in the young democracy of this European Union nation.

News Agency Fears ‘Hungary Government Threats’ To Websites

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Budapest-based online news agency BosNewsLife expressed concern Thursday, October 18, about newly formulated “threats” by Hungary's government to block websites accused of 'crimes against the state' and 'illegal content.'