On the website, petitions are published only in Hungarian. On the page you are on now we post a selection of blog posts published on the Hungarian main page, as well as summaries of how the campaigns are progressing.
The goal of the campaign is to draw attention to the outdated and unsafe practices of the Hungarian obstetric care system and to urge change.
Statement by Akcja Demokracja and aHang regarding the compromise on the rule of law conditionality mechanism currently negotiated at the EUCO Summit
10 Dec 2020, 12:00. Brussels, Warsaw, Budapest. The cost of the Warsaw-Berlin-Budapest compromise to EU citizens and Europe who need to see assurance of democratic institutions working according to the rule of law to guarantee stability against the rising threats of authoritarianism is tremendous and hence must be rejected: Though a non-legally binding political declaration,…
What would have been different, if Trayvon Benjamin Martin was born white? aHang #BlackLivesMatter
The Municipality of the 12th District of Budapest argued in favour of the new parking lot, saying it would reduce the number of cars parked illegally, on the edge of sidewalks, and in nature reserves – but at what cost? More than 15 thousand have claimed firmly: a healthy environment and clean air are more…
Zsolt Borkai resigned on 6 November. A number of factors may have contributed to this decision, and one of them is the approximately 7,000 people who have signed the initiative demanding his departure. According to our experience, this is a very large number for a political (or somewhat more political) petition, and also the largest…
Students Supported by aHang Went on Strike Against the New Amendments to the National Public Education Law
Over 10.000 people have protested against the National Public Education Law with their signatures, and on 13 September, hundreds around the country demonstrated their dissatisfaction with the current state of education. At the end of August, high school students started organizing again, with teachers joining the newly announced protest after the summer break. The students…
As a result of residents’ protests, construction works in the Tabán have been stopped. We are proud to have been able to support their fight!
aHang took part in organizing a solidarity march after Coca Cola’s latest billboard campaign turned into a political scandal in Hungary, which also resonated internationally.
A few concluding thoughts on the Budapest Primary Elections organized by aHang.
We are proud to announce that aHang’s partners - the “Make a Move So They Can Make a Move” Public Association and the MátészalkaLeaks group - have both won the most prestigious professional prize, the Civil Society Award!
Campaign by Szeged LGBT Community Group Wins! The community spaces of the New Generation Center are open to everybody again.
aHang joined the strike of the Trade Union of Hungarian Civil Servants and Public Employees with an extraordinary solidarity action.
We Have Made Hungary’s National Roma Self-Government Reinstall the Memorial Plaque Commemorating the Victims of the Roma Murders
aHang’s activists, together with the citizens who joined them, have achieved a tremendous result: due to their exerting pressure, the National Roma Self-Government has reinstalled the memorial plaque commemorating the victims of a series of homicides against the Roma. This is another huge achievement made possible by the aHang platform, and this time success came in relation to a particularly neglected area in Hungary: the field of Roma advocacy.
Families are forced to live on the streets on a daily basis in Hungary. Families torn apart like this are separated and struggle to come together again. This could all be avoided with a couple of amendments to the law. To achieve this, the organization A Város Mindenkié (The City is for All) and platform aHang have begun an important campaign.
On 26th of October, a group of 13 Roma people wanted to enter Gozsdu Court to have a drink and chat. They arrived here after an international conference, but one of Gozsdu’s security guards told them they could not enter. He did not explain why, he only said that it was private property open to…
The answer of those who provide home care for a family member 24/7 is a resounding "yes". The Hungarian government, however, is reluctant to recognize it as a job and provide much-needed funds.
According to the We Are the Majority group, the fairness of the elections has been compromised in many ways, but the gravest problems at the moment are party media built from public money and the restriction of the freedom of press.
Over 4000 emails sent to the company that claim to remove hate-inciting posters paid by the Hungarian government.
Roma celebrities are supporting an awareness campaign by Khetane and aHang (the Hungarian Voice).
During a campaign for renovating the Mátészalka-Debrecen railway line.
Citizens in both Budapest and the countryside are full of questions, so a responsible prime ministerial candidate would have plenty of things to discuss.
‘For this reason, civil society groups have launched a petition for doubling the family allowance which practically has not been raised in 10 years - it is still just over HUF 12,000.’