Scuffles disrupt Hungary 1956 revolt anniversary

Anti-government demonstrators protest during the speech of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in front of the Parliament in Budapest on October 23, 2016Scuffles between supporters and opponents of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban disrupted a state commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising in Budapest Sunday. Orban’s address to a crowd estimated by an AFP photographer at around 15,000 in front of parliament was met by the sound of whistles and air-horns from several hundred protestors gathered at the fringe of the event. As the protestors continued to make noise through the event, which was also addressed by Polish president Andrzej Duda, several scuffles broke out.

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