- 10 Apr 2014 9:00 AM
As the activists had tools with them, they did their work more systematically at the Szabadság tér site. Onlooking police officers did not intervene.
Democratic Coalition vice-president Péter Niedermüller and Csaba Horváth, head of the Socialist group on Budapest city council, stressed that they will not allow the erection of the memorial, saying it would make the square an assembly point for neo-Nazis. Horváth accused the prime minister of “waging a war on history”.
About 300 people attended the demonstration.
In response to the protests, Christian Democrat MP Bence Rétvári accused the activists of “street aggression” and “hate mongering” and implied that they come from the far left.
Source: Hungary Around the Clock
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