Demonstration at the Ukrainian Embassy in Budapest against the new Ukrainian Education Law

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Pastor of "Hazatérés Temploma" (Church of Homecoming) Lóránt Hegedűs calls on all Hungarians to come to the Ukrainian Embassy on Friday, October 13 to protest against the Ukrainian Education Law that practically eliminates minority education in the country.

The event will be attended by MEP Krisztina Morvai and Human Rights Lawyer Tamás Gaudi-Nagy - both Human rights activists have been declared persona non grata by Ukrainian authorities.

Member of Hungarica Rock Band Zoltán Fábián will communicate the message of our Polish friends.

Let's raise our voices against the Ukrainian Education Law that forbids our brothers and sisters from studying in their mother tongue.

Freedom for the Hungarian, Ruthenian, Polish, Bulgarian, Romanian and Armenian national communities living on the territory of Ukraine!" - Minister Lóránt Hegedűs concludes his statement.

Kiev sent a protest letter to the Hungarian foreign ministry asking officials to ban the demonstration scheduled for Friday to the Ukrainian Embassy in Budapest wrote Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Twitter on Wednesday.

"The Hungarian ministry of foreign affairs informed our embassy that on October 13 a demonstration will be held at our embassy under the slogan of 'self-determination for Transcarpathia'. What is this, does Budapest support Separatism?" asked Klimkin.

"We are confident that Hungary will continue to respect Ukraine's territorial integrity," he added.

(MTI -


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