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A march of the local demonstrators is blocked by riot police officers nearby the headquarter of the governor FIDESZ party as students, teachers of the Central European University and their sympathisers protest in downtown Budapest on April 9, 2017. Hungarian lawmakers approved legislation that could force the closure of a prestigious Budapest university founded by US billionaire investor George Soros, sparking fresh protests. The English-language Central European University (CEU), set up in 1991 after the fall of communism, has long been seen as a hostile bastion of liberalism by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government. / AFP PHOTO / ATTILA KISBENEDEK