Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets on December 13 to protest against Prime Minister Viktor Orban and a controversial round of reforms nicknamed "slave laws” that significantly alter the country's rules on overtime work hours.

The new legislation increases the amount of annual overtime that employers can demand from staff from 250 to 400 hours and also gives companies the opportunity to delay overtime pay to workers up to three years.

More than 2,000 people gathered in central Buda...

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