By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The State Department joined European Union leaders this week in cautioning Hungarian lawmakers to tread carefully on controversial amendments to their nation's constitution.
The European Union stepped up the pressure Wednesday against Hungary, saying the country's fiscal policies were unsustainable and threatening legal action over a new constitution that some fear could push the country back into authoritarianism.
The Hungarian government says it has asked a U.S. court to dismiss a lawsuit by the heirs of a prominent Jewish collector who are seeking the return of art worth over $100 million seized during the Holocaust.
A tug of war in the United States over who owns a huge art trove seized by Hungary's Nazi henchmen is the most prominent example of disputed restitution policies in formerly communist Eastern Europe — but by no means the only one.
A tug-of-war in the United States over who owns a huge art trove seized by Hungary's Nazi henchmen is the most prominent example of disputed restitution policies in formerly communist eastern Europe _ but by no means the only one.
''Fateless," arguably the most haunting and sobering of recent movies in which the decisive setting is a Nazi death camp, begins with a perversely disarming remark: "I didn't go to school today."