HUNGARIAN TEACHERS STAGE MASSIVE PROTESTS AGAINST RISING BUREAUCRACY

Tens of thousands of people have joined striking Hungarian teachers in the capital, Budapest to demonstrate against the government’s education policies.

The last time such large numbers of people took to the streets of Budapest was in november 2014, when scores of protesters took to the streets to denounce prime minister Viktor Orban for allegedly employing corrupt officials and being too close to Russia.

The protesters are demanding an end to the Centralisation of education, more curriculum choice for schools, better conditions for teachers and fairer pay.

Head teacher Istvan Pukli told a crowd outside parliament that the strikes would continue until “this government understands that it cannot go against the country

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