Hungarian weekly magazine HVG.hu accused Hungarian president Pal Schmitt of plagiarism in his doctoral thesis, according to AFP.
Schmitt rejected HVG.hu’s claims. Irish news site the Journal explained that HVG accused him of plagiarizing “more than 80 per cent of his doctoral thesis.”
See HVG’s Jan. 11 report here.
We wrote in March 2011 when German politician Karl Theodor zu Guttenberg resigned from his position as German defense minister following plagiarism accusations. In May 2011, German politician Silvana Koch-Mehrin resigned from three political positions, including vice president of European Parliament, following accusations of plagiarism, as we wrote.