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26th Aug 2016

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Hungarian inspectors raid Norway aid ngos

Hungarian inspectors on Monday raided nongovernmental organisations in Budapest that administer development aid from Norway and forced them to hand over documents to auditors. Hungary's right-wing government claims 13 grantees, including minority rights groups, corruption watchdogs and an investigative journalism website are "tied to the political leftwing".

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