“The judiciary needs to strike down Netanyahu’s judicial reform before he turns Israel into a sham democracy—just as Viktor Orban did in Hungary,” our Research Affiliate Garvan Walshe argues in Foreign Policy.
DI in the Press
Researchers of the CEU Democracy Institute are often interviewed by the press. Find their quotes below.
The Budapest Pride turns the city into an island against the authoritarian regime, our Research Fellow Thiago Amparo writes in his article in Folha de S. Paulo.
In Hungary, there is a complete separation between helping those in need and family policy, Our Research Fellow Dorottya Szikra said in an interview with Telex.
“The basic cathartic experience is that any of these Ukrainian students who are here in Budapest now could have been on that wall,” Balazs Trencsenyi, lead researcher of our Democracy in History Workgroup said to RTL about the Unissued Diplomas exhibition.
“Religious linkages provide the illiberal movements with both a sense of moral superiority and an organizational network,” our Senior Research Fellow Zsolt Enyedi said in an interview with Illiberalism.org.
“Viktor Orban was different from everyone else in one way: he wanted it the most,” Zsuzsanna Szelenyi, Program Director of the CEU Democracy Institute Leadership Academy said in an interview with Telex.
“Many regimes that were considered transitional are in fact ‘terminal stations’ and have no plans to move on,” our researchers Bálint Magyar and Bálint Madlovics said in an interview with Perito.
“This will certainly not help the rule of law dispute with the EU,” our re:constitution Fellow Edit Zgut-Przybylska said to Al Jazeera English.
Fidesz reached the peak of its power around 2019, since then it has been in decline, Zsuzsanna Szelenyi, Program Director of the CEU Democracy Institute Leadership Academy said in an interview with HVG.