George Soros is an American businessman of Hungarian origin. A successful investor and political activist, Soros is also a founder of the Open Society Foundation and chair of Soros Fund Management LLC.
George Soros’ Open Society Foundations is ending its operations in Hungary, accusing Budapest of repressing civil society. PM Viktor Orban has repeatedly slammed the tycoon for meddling in the nation’s internal affairs.
Thousands of protesters attended a massive rally in Budapest, to defend “free press” and to oppose Viktor Orban’s “regime,” which, after its recent landslide election victory, aims to pass a so-called ‘Stop Soros’ anti-NGO bill.
George Soros' Open Society Foundations (OSF) may close their office in Budapest and move Eastern European operations to Germany, due to the “political hostility” it faces in Hungary, Austria’s Die Presse newspaper reported.
Following its election victory on Sunday, Hungary’s Fidesz party is set to press ahead with a law to ‘Stop Soros’ and ban non-governmental organizations (NGOs) promoting immigration. Here’s RT.com’s primer on the proposal.
Documents the State Department was forced to publish show that it spent almost $9 million on political reform in Albania coordinated with billionaire George Soros. The US government denies the expenditure was inappropriate.