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Responding To Hungary's Decree Against Charitable Giving: A Guide For Activists

​This short, reactive communications guide is addressed to activists in Hungary targeted by the recently adopted decree against charitable giving.

by Israel Butler

While the guide was conceived in response to a particular piece of legislation, the advice it contains will be of use to activists, independent journalists and others targeted by authoritarian movements with misinformation and smear attacks. The document sets out:

  • The messaging formula used by authoritarians
  • How attacks by authoritarians pose a communications trap for activists
  • The arguments activists should avoid using to respond
  • Examples of how activists should communicate instead

Read the full guide here.

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