Hungarian anti-war group: 'Bush politician of war'

Civilians for Peace planning a demonstration in Budapest to coincide with Bush's visit.

June 20, 2006 17:07
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A Hungarian anti-war group planning to protest George W. Bush's Thursday visit to Budapest said the US president is a politician who stands for war, invasion and torture. Civilians for Peace called on Hungary's government not to support the American president's "warlike" policies. The group is planning a demonstration in Budapest to coincide with Bush's visit, which will follow an EU-US summit in Vienna, Austria, on Wednesday. "The invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, the torture of prisoners and the abuse of human rights figuratively stand for Bush," a statement released by the organization said. During his visit, Bush will meet with President Laszlo Solyom and Socialist Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany.

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