Hungarian Labour Unions Step up Resistance and Call for Nationwide Demonstrations

2019. január 07.

bne IntelliNews

Hungary's opposition parties on January 5 called for further protests, while trade unions announced nationwide demonstrations for January 19 in protest against recent amendments to the labour code. Organised on Facebook, the protest was dubbed "National protest against the slave law" and joined by opposition parties, unions and civic organisations. Protests were held in several Hungarian cities and abroad. In Budapest, some 10,000-12,000 people showed up in sub-zero temperature. More...