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Protesters rally in Hungary, want PM to scrap Internet tax proposal

Oct 27, 2014    

Budapest More than 10,000 people rallied in Budapest to demand the scrapping of a proposed tax on Internet usage, calling it a "backward idea" amid growing criticism of the Hungarian premier. Chanting "Free Hungary, Free Internet!" the crowd yesterday marched on the headquarters of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's right-wing Fidesz party, leaving used computer keyboards at the gates in protest.The atmosphere grew tense as riot police surrounded the building where several windows were broken by some protesters hurling missiles, AFP correspondents at the scene reported.Earlier t...

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