The empire of conspiracy: the axiomatic role of antisemitism in the ideology of the Hungarian extreme right

2013-05-06

Ongoing genocide”, “Tracking the Rulers of the World”, “White Europe is under ultimate threat”, “Hungary: 100% Israel”. These are some typical titles you can see on the front page of Barikád (Barricade) magazine, the official weekly of the ultranationalist Hungarian Jobbik party.

From the most archaic medieval-style conspiracy theories such as the murders of young girls for ritual reasons, to the most modern forms such as the state of Israel intervening to the Hungarian domestic affairs through Israeli-Hungarian dual citizens in the political elite, these theories are articulated on an everyday level even by Jobbik politicians in the Hungarian Parliament.

This article by Peter Kreko was published in the April 2013 issue of Searchlight Magazine.

Read the complete article here.

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