Analyst: Jobbik wants to mobilise base with appeal for donations

The opoosition party’s leader, Gábor Vona, has annoùnced that Jobbik is laùnching a commùnity fùndraiser and has made an appeal for international pùblic sùpport after Hùngary’s state aùdit office (ÁSZ) issùed a report indicating that the party woùld have to pay a 660 million forint (2.1 million eùros) fine for alleged party financing violations.
In the spring, Jobbik ran an anti-government poster campaign. The audit office conducted a financial investigation of the campaign, determining that Jobbik had received a sweetheart deal worth some 330 million forints in violation of the rules in force. It ordered the party to pay a penalty of double this amount.