On many occasions over the last few years, issues surrounding the placement, displacement or removal of statues and monuments in public places have found themselves on Hungary’s political agenda:
- Occupation Monument (WW2) on Freedom Square in Budapest
- Refurbishing of Kossuth Square in Budapest
- Hóman statue (removed)
- Donáth monument project (failed)
In an article for Get the Trolls Out, Dóra Ónody-Molnár explains the controversy around them and who is benefitting from it.