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The 'Christian Fortress of Hungary'
The 'Christian Fortress of Hungary'

The Anatomy of the Migration Crisis 2014+ in the European Union

Author(s): Viktor Glied, Norbert Pap
Subject(s): Politics, Governance, Public Administration, Public Law, Geopolitics
Published by: Centrum Europejskie Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Hungary;migration crisis;Fidesz;Jobbik;campaign;

Summary/Abstract: This paper discusses the unique phenomenon of what role the political debate about Islam, the construction of the temporary border barrier protecting the Hungarian national borders and altering the Hungarian Constitution played in the competitive communicationof the national-radical Jobbik party and the centre-right governing parties Fidesz-KDNP which typically emphasise their Christian character. Furthermore this essay follows up the elements of political campaign related to the referendum on relocation quota between the end of 2014 and November 2016.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 19
  • Page Range: 133-149
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: English