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2012, Hungary

Insight: Hungary’s far right party gains as it targets Roma | Reuters

“Decades of animosity between Hungarians and ethnic Roma in this small town in western Hungary had attracted little attention until the far-right Jobbik party saw an opportunity to score a few political points.

A protest rally organized by the party, a little after a brawl between a Roma family and some local people, turned into a running street battle that has left the town thoroughly shaken but which Jobbik was able to exploit for its own ends.”

via Insight: Hungary’s far right party gains as it targets Roma | Reuters.

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