Thousands of Hungarians marched in Budapest to protest against anti-semitism and racism. The demonstration was organized after an extreme-right lawmaker proposed making lists of the country's Jewish citizens.
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Budapest to protest against comments made by a far-right member of parliament. The Jobbik MP called for Jews to be screened to see if they were security risks.
Hungarians look set to return Prime Minister Viktor Orban to power for another four years. Sunday's parliamentary election is also expected to entrench the far-right Jobbik party as a third political force.
Protesters have rallied against a far-right politician after he proposed the compilation of a list of Jewish residents for security purposes. The remarks followed a political debate over the Israeli-Gaza conflict.
Jewish groups have threatened to boycott 70th-anniversary Holocaust commemorations in Hungary. They accuse Budapest of not taking responsibility for its role in the genocide.
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