An Internet television channel associated with Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party fired a camera operator on Tuesday after images of her kicking and tripping migrants spread across social networks.
The camerawoman, identified as Petra Laszlo by the Hungarian news site 444.hu, was captured on video tripping a migrant fleeing from the police at a makeshift relocation camp in Roszke, a few hundred yards from the Serbian border.
Frustrated at the conditions in the camp, hundreds of migrants — among them Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans — burst through police lines at the camp on Tuesday, the CNN correspondent Arwa Damon reported.
After more images appeared online showing Ms. Laszlo kicking migrants, including a child, her employer, N1TV, which works to popularize the virulently anti-immigrant Jobbik party, said in a brief statement that she had “behaved in an unacceptable manner,” and had been fired.
Click here to read more.
SOURCE: NY Times, Robert Mackey