Hungarians protest against corruption, want tax chief sacked

November 9, 2014 9:13 PM

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BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Thousands of Hungarians demonstrated against alleged corruption at the country's tax authority and for wider democratic freedoms in Budapest on Sunday in the latest protest to rock the country's politics.

The protests against the populist centre-right government, notably against a planned tax on the Internet, show that despite a big majority in parliament, Prime Minister Viktor Orban faces increasingly vocal opposition from civil society.

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