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CENSORSHIP PROTESTS ATTRACT THOUSANDS IN HUNGARY

January 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Reports from Hungary suggest that censorship has returned to that country with a ruthlessness not seen since the fall of communism in 1990. In recent days, thousands of anti-government protesters have taken to the streets in Budapest demanding an end to what they regard as repressive policies instituted by the government of Viktor Orban. According […]

POLICE SEIZE WEAPONS DESTINED FOR BRAD PITT FLICK

October 11, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Hungarian authorities have confirmed that they have seized 85 weapons that had been shipped to Budapest for use in scenes in Brad Pitt’s zombie movie, World War Z. Us magazine quoted Hajdu Janos, the director of Hungary’s Anti-Terrorism Unit, and Zsolt Bodnar, the deputy director, as saying that the weapons were full-functional and that most […]

WARNER INSTITUTES DELAY IN HUNGARY RELEASES

June 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Warner Bros. has decided to delay the release of its films in Hungary after determining that a number of them that turned up on the Internet immediately after they were released were camcorded by pirates working out of theaters in that country. TorrentFreak.com, which tracks BitTorrent activity, speculated on Sunday that the studio had probably […]