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2012, Hungary, Miskolc, rallies, resistance

BBC News – March by far right raises concern for Hungary’s Roma

“The east Hungarian city of Miskolc has seen a march by several thousand supporters of the far-right Jobbik party in protest against “Gypsy crime”, and a counter-demonstration by 1,000 Roma (Gypsies) and their supporters against the party’s “Nazi ideology”.

Communism was kind to Miskolc. In 1980 the city boasted 207,000 inhabitants. The Avas housing estate was built to accommodate 35,000 new workers flooding in from the countryside to work in the steel mill and a host of other factories.”

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