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Hungary and the freedom I stand for

Blog entry by Katalin Rodics | 10 April, 2017

In the winter of 2017, I received a call from a colleague about a small community in the Hungarian countryside, far from the busy streets of Budapest, that needed help. A Lutheran organisation had just launched a project with disabled...

Fighting a government-assisted land grab with #peoplepower in Hungary

Feature story | 4 December, 2014 at 21:00

Many progressive farmers have for years been producing food ecologically around the world. They are the growing evidence that ecological farming is a real and better alternative to the industrial and chemical intensive farming system which is...

Stop Hungary’s PAK 2 nuclear reactor

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 30 January, 2014 3 comments

Hungary’s government should abandon its plans to build a new nuclear power plant immediately. That was the message Greenpeace sent Hungary’s lawmakers today when we turned Budapest’s Clark Adam Square into a giant nuclear symbol. ...

Protecting the Earth knows no borders - not in Hungary, not anywhere

Blog entry by Hajnalka Schmidt | 27 June, 2017 3 comments

Three people, dressed in protective clothing, are standing on the bank of the Szamos River that separates Hungary from Romania. A Hungarian, a Romanian and a Slovak. It’s 30ºC. The air isn’t moving, sweat drips down their backs. But...

17 nuclear headaches

Blog entry by Raquel Montón | 28 November, 2014 2 comments

"It was my duty to do this and I did it." These are the words of one of our Greenpeace activists when he was prosecuted last September for the peaceful protest at the nuclear power plant of Fessenheim in France. These thoughts are...

Caption contest: Gone Shopping

Blog entry by JulietteH | 18 October, 2010 21 comments

The story: A local resident wearing a protective mask walks past local government toxic clean up volunteers. The toxic spill, caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in western Hungary, killed 9 people...

SLIDESHOW: Toxic sludge in Hungary

Blog entry by JulietteH | 13 October, 2010

The toxic Hungarian sludge flood was caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in western Hungary and has affected seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest. The toxic red...

Demand clean water to live

Blog entry by JulietteH | 15 October, 2010 4 comments

Today is blog action day , a yearly event in which bloggers get together to raise awareness on a specific area of concern. This year's topic is Water. Greenpeace has been busy recently assessing the damage caused by a toxic disaster...

Nuclear Protest In Hungary

Image | 30 January, 2014 at 18:05

Greenpeace Hungary activists turn Clark Adam Square into a nuclear symbol in protest against plans to build a second reactor at the Paks Nuclear Power Station, currently responsible for 40% of Hungary’s electricity generation. The 4 units (440MW...

Nuclear Protest in Budapest

Image | 3 February, 2014 at 19:08

Greenpeace Hungary activists protest at Budapest’s Liberty Statue, against plans to expand the Paks 2 Nuclear Power Plant. Greenpeace calls on the Hungarian Parliament to withdraw their support for an extension of the nuclear plant. 2014-2-3

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