Jewish Group Asks Hungarian PM to Halt anti-Soros Campaign

The Hungarian government last week launched a billboard and television ad campaign seeking to discredit George Soros' pro-migration views

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An anti-Soros campaign poster reading "99 percent reject illegal migration" and "Let's not allow Soros to have the last laugh." July 5, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.
An anti-Soros campaign poster reading "99 percent reject illegal migration" and "Let's not allow Soros to have the last laugh." July 5, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.Credit: Pablo Gorondi/AP
The Associated Press

The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities is asking Prime Minister Viktor Orban to immediately end a political ad campaign targeting Hungarian-American investor and philanthropist George Soros.

Federation president Andras Heisler said in a letter to Orban released Thursday that while the government's campaign is not "openly " it is

The government last week launched a billboard and television ad campaign . The posters and billboards show a smiling Soros with the caption "Let's not allow Soros to have the last laugh!" and a notice claiming that 99 percent of Hungarians reject illegal migration.

Some of the posters in Budapest and other large cities in Hungary .

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