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Petra Bard Quoted In The New York Times

The New York Times covered a lawsuit against a Hungarian journalist, Arpad W. Tota, and quoted our Research Affiliate, Petra Bard.

The lawsuit, which the newspaper calls a landmark case, built on two legal provisions adopted by the government that give legal recourse to Hungarians who feel their national identity has come under assault.

Petra Bard said to The New York Times that “the law set a dangerous precedent that could be broadly applied to journalists whose writings on politics were deemed provocative,” adding that “there is certainly a danger of it having a chilling effect.”

Read the full article here.

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