HUNGARY: The Case Against Freedom

In the critical days of the Hungarian revolution last November, the hospitals of Budapest were the scenes of many grim dramas. When the hated AVH police came out of hiding and joined the Soviet tanks in their savage crackdown, they shelled wards filled with children and wounded. Hospital courtyards were packed with the bodies of dead Freedom Fighters. Last week, for some unfathomable reason, the Kadar government in its first show trial decided to base its case against the Freedom Fighters on an incident that occurred at Domonkos Street hospital during these...

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