Tag Archives: Budapest

HUNGARY: Fascists Disrupt Budapest Pride [VIDEO]

Gay Star News reports: A group of fascists menacingly blocked the path of thousands of people marching in Budapest Pride over the weekend. More than 10,000 people attended the 23rd Pride event in the Hungarian capital. But a group of men who belong to the Sixty-Four Counties Youth Movement stood in a line along the parade route. They stood silently ...

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HUNGARY: “Heterosexual Pride” Parade Marches Through Budapest

Calling it a “heterosexual pride parade,” about 100 skinheads and their supporters marched through Budapest this weekend to highlight their demand that the local government deny homosexuals the right to use the city’s public spaces. The participants addressed a petition to two MPs of the radical nationalist Jobbik party, Dora Duro and Elod Novak, who attended the march, which asks ...

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Installed By The Machine, Part 2

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Budapest Pride Incident-Free Under Heavy Protection From Hungarian Riot Police

Last year Budapest Pride was marred by violence and arrests as neo-Nazis pelted marchers with stones and eggs and threw fire bombs at police. Yesterday’s parade went off much better, as riot police were fully prepared and did not allow the hundreds of anti-gay protesters anywhere near the parade route. Rowdy protestors did their best to interrupt a gay pride ...

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Whoopi Goldberg Sends A Message To Hungarian Gays

Whoopi Goldberg sends a message to the people of Hungary, saluting all the gay Pride marchers and urging the government and citizens to behave respectfully and peacefully towards the participants. Just fantastic! And today the Budapest police gave their official permission for the parade. Budapest police officially announced on Monday that they were registering this coming Saturday’s Gay Pride parade, ...

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Hungarian Court: Gay Bashing Is Freedom Of Speech

Outrageous: Four of more than a dozen people arrested for throwing eggs at a gay pride march in Budapest on Saturday received minor fines on Wednesday, while charges against three others were dismissed and charges against the others were dropped. Those fined were convicted only because they refused to obey a police order to disperse. In delivering the verdicts in ...

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EU: Gays Not Safe In Hungary

Although local Pride organizers praised the Budapest police for their handling of last weekend’s violent anti-gay demonstration, the European Parliament is condemning the Hungarian government for not adequately ensuring the safety of LGBT citizens. The European Parliament’s Intergroup on Gay and Lesbian Rights has accused the Hungarian government of being unable to guarantee the safety of their citizens and visitors ...

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Violence, Arrests At Budapest Pride

Neo-Nazis disrupted the Budapest Pride parade this weekend, pelting marchers with stones and eggs and hurling fire bombs at police. Police were forced to use water cannons and tear gas to disperse the protesters. Right-wing extremists hurled stones and eggs at a Gay Pride procession in the Hungarian capital on Saturday before clashing with police called in to protect the ...

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Sauna Bombed In Budapest

Hungarian nationalists fire-bombed a Budapest bathhouse yesterday as that city readied for this weekend’s gay pride events. A gay establishment in the Hungarian capital has been targeted, the second attack in a week. Four petrol bombs were thrown into sauna called Magnum in the early hours of yesterday morning. One man was slightly injured by fumes. The bombers had called ...

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