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Holocaust Revisionism in Hungary
  According to the study results, 24% of Hungarian society is severely and 18% somewhat anti-Semitic, placing it third in terms of anti-Semitism, behind Poland and Greece. The fact that 39% of Hungarian respondents think that Jews secretly coordinate world politics and the economy demonstrates the prevalence of anti-Semitic prejudices. Additionally, more than 25% of...
In 2019, the Holocaust Revisionist Report, the first-ever assessment of how each member state of the European Union acknowledges its Holocaust history, was published in 2019 on the same day as UN Holocaust Remembrance Day. It found that the worst cases of Holocaust revisionism were found in Poland, Hungary, Croatia, and Lithuania.      It found...
  A report from the European Union Fundamental Rights Agency from 2018 showcases results from a survey for Jewish Hungarians they gave online. The data displays the pervasiveness of antisemitism in Hungarian society, such as in the following facts: 77% of the respondents in Hungary consider antisemitism to be a verybig or a fairly big...
  In 2017, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum publicly condemned attempts by Orban to reestablish the reputation of Miklos Horthy, an antisemite who aided the Nazis during the Holocaust. This was their full statement:  The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum condemns any attempt to rehabilitate the reputation of Hungary’s wartime leader, Miklos Horthy, who...
  Protests in central Budapest erupted after a controversial memorial was erected on the night of July 20-21 to honor “all the victims” of the German occupation of Hungary, reported by the Hungarian press.  Plans to erect a monument to mark the 70th anniversary of the Nazi occupation of Hungary were announced late the year...
  “The museum had a difficult beginning,” Koves, 42, told JTA at the museum. “And to some, it has a stigma even without them seeing the content. We’re working on the content that will show the tragedy of the Holocaust in Hungary and inspire hope for the future.” However, the Orban regime has shown a...
  In 2015, a monumental building with a massive, visible star of David in Budapest was created to become a Holocaust museum. However, it has still yet to be opened due to the immense criticism the project initially received. The dispute is part of growing fears among Hungarian Jews and international scholars that the right-wing...