Category Archives: Rise of Jobbik

How the relatives of Jobbik’s leaders got on the party payroll

The greatest problem of Hungary is corruption and nepotism, says Gábor Vona, the president of the Hungarian radical party, Jobbik. In this respect, Jobbik could be a subject of criticism as well. Close family members of seven out of eight board members of the party were commissioned with important or highly valued projects from Jobbik.

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When public money goes to friends. This time through Jobbik

Jobbik paid millions to companies of the friends of one of its associates for writing political studies. Even though they do not have much to do with politics: one of them is a car mechanic, another is an accountant.

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The man behind Jobbik’s rise

Jobbik has become the second largest party in Hungary in only a few years. A low-profile man named Richárd Forrai played a key role in this as a major force in making Jobbik a professional political organization.

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