George Soros Group Leaves Hungary, Citing ‘Hate Campaign’

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Renowned billionaire George Soros’ pro-democracy Open Society Foundations will pull out of Hungary following growing pressure from the right-wing government.

Citing “an increasingly repressive political and legal environment” in Hungary, the OSF said in a statement that its decision to quit the country comes amid a crackdown on non-governmental organizations launched by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who won re-election to his fourth term in a landslide victory last month.

The OSF calls the campaign against it and its founder a “hate campaign [that] has included propaganda posters and billboards, invoking anti-Semitic imagery from World War II.”

Read more at NPR

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