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.
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.
Hungary's capital Budapest on the weekend witnessed a massive protest against anti-Semitism in reaction to right-wing politicians calling for all Jews to be put down in lists as a 'threat to national security.'
Hungary is home to the third largest Jewish population in Europe. That community is feeling increasingly under threat, as anti-Semitic discourse enters the mainstream.
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