HUNGARY: Step Inside, Gentlemen

In the first months after the Hungarian revolt, the Communists arrested everyone they could find who had raised his hand during Budapest's Five Days of Freedom. The jails were filled with young people. But recently the pattern of arrests has shown a new trend. Obviously nettled by the United Nations report on Hungary describing the uprising as a spontaneous revolt of an entire people (TIME, July 1), the Communists are now setting out to document their own line—that the revolt was made by fascists, reactionary landowners and followers of Admiral Nicholas Horthy's pro-Nazi regime.

In the latest wave of arrests,...

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