Tamas Szigeti

Tamás graduated from ELTE Budapest Law Faculty (Hungary) in 2009. He then worked for Transparency International Hungary and the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union before coming to Oxford University as a Weidenfeld Scholar. Tamás obtained the MJur (2012), then the MPhil (2014) and is currently a DPhil candidate. His research is on political hate speech.

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Online Speech in Hungary before the Strasbourg Court: Freeing the Low

Online Speech in Hungary before the Strasbourg Court: Freeing the Low

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in MTE and Index.hu v Hungary (“MTE/Index”) issued a decision protecting free speech in the form of user-generated online comments. In particular, the judges courageously confronted ...
Stereotyping as Direct Discrimination?

Stereotyping as Direct Discrimination?

The Hungarian Equal Treatment Authority (ETA) found that the entrance policy of a music club violated anti-discrimination legislation. The club in Budapest only charged men for entrance but not women. Whose equality was at stake? The ...