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Tens Of Thousands March To Support Soros-Founded CEU

Tens of thousands of people marched in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, on April 9 in support of the Central European University (CEU). The university was founded by U.S. billionaire George Soros, who was born in Hungary. The Hungarian parliament adopted a bill on April 4 requiring foreign universities to have a campus and similar courses in their country of origin, which could force the CEU to close. The protesters held aloft lists of people and institutions that have backed the CEU, and called on Hungarian President Janos Ader to reject the bill. (Reuters)