Students occupying the campus have been protesting the overhaul of the university's structure since before the start of the academic year, new university leadership now makes another attempt to stop education and empty the building.
A special legal order is in effect in Hungary once again since Wednesday. We will only see what this will bring in practice in the following weeks, but for now, Telex is here to explain everything you need to know about the so-called "state of danger."
There will be a curfew in Hungary between midnight and 5:00 AM, and the government has also introduced the so-called "state of danger" once again, despite having said after the end of the first wave that this would not be necessary due to the newly adopted healthcare crisis regulations.
Business owners face fines of up to a million Forints and possibly a year of closure if they fail to enforce facemasks rules on their premises.
Although pandemic deniers are always louder than the silent majority, most people respect the guidelines regarding mask wearing and social distancing, and believe in the purpose of them as well. But Hungary is very much divided when it comes to vaccination. Find out the latest Hungarian research regarding the pandemic.
Internet has been intentionally shut off at the buildings of the prestigious University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) in Budapest, where students continue to courageously guard the main buildings of the University by rooms.
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