Hungary: Protesters march in Budapest against Ukrainian language law

Dozens of people gathered outside the Ukrainian embassy in Budapest on Friday, to protest Ukraine's new education law that is set to allegedly limit the right for minorities to speak in their mother tongue, causing uproar in Hungary over the fate of Ukraine's historical Hungarian minority. The protesters brought books by Hungarian writers and laid them outside the Ukrainian embassy along with a... Еще letter of demands to the ambassador, as well as participating in a torch-lit procession. Lorinc Nacsa, a member of the Youth Christian Democratic Alliance, described the move as a violation of Ukraine's basic treaty with Hungary, with EU association accords and with its own constitution. About 150 000 people speak Hungarian and live predominantly by Ukraine's western border. Romania and Poland, with their own sizable minorities in the country, have expressed similar concern about the new legislation.

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