The daughter of former US Congressman who survived the Holocaust distinct Award for Hungary in protest at its decision to honor the writer accused of anti-Semitism has returned.
Katrina Lantos Sweet, the daughter of Hungarian origin. Tom Lantos,
was honored to work with minorities.
She awarded the same prize of the writer Zsolt Bayer had “tarnished”
the Cross Knight of the Order of Merit.
She said he was “not culpable in honor of his writings disgusting.”
Mrs. Lantos Sweet is the latest of about 100 beneficiaries
of the Hungarian state awards have returned them in protest at the decision to honor Bayer.
She hopes that her actions make the Hungarian government think twice before connecting himself
with the clerk at the newspaper, who has likened
said they were all Muslims older than 14 “potential killers.”
The writer also wrote many articles and condemned by critics as anti-Semitic.
The Katrina Lantos Sweet received the Knight Cross in 2009 for her work in establishing Tom Lantos Institute in Budapest, which focuses on the rights of minorities.
Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington,
urged the United States earlier in the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and chairman Janusz Adair,
who has been nominated, respectively, and the prize is given to Bayer for “on the spot” to rescind it.
Bayer received, a member of the Fidesz party, Mr. Orban,
and the award for “exemplary journalistic activities”, which included writing
about the Hungarian minority in Transylvania and the fate of Hungarian prisoners in the Soviet Union.
He said last year he regretted some of the language condemning racist or anti-Semitic.
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