Hungarian opposition demand Fidesz party expel founder member over racist article

“A significant part of Gypsies is not fit for coexistence and is not fit to live amongst people. This part of the Gypsy world are animals and behave as animals. Seeing anyone, they get into a state of rut [become sexually excited and want to act on it] whenever and wherever they want. When they meet resistance, they commit murder…”

In the wake of a stabbing at a bar on New Year’s Eve, the extreme-right party Jobbik has called for one of its routine demonstrations against “Gypsy crime”. However, it was the reaction of a lay member of the ruling Fidesz party that caused the case to snowball into a scandal this week.

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