Online now (eg on iTunes) is the latest of UnHerd’s audio documentaries.
Presented by Douglas Murray and produced by Sean Glynn – and which you can listen to, via Soundcloud, below – examines our failure to remember the victims of communism, in the way that we, rightly, remember the victims of Nazi-ism.
Within this 35 minute production, Douglas travels to Budapest and to that city’s House of Terror museum. It is actually the location in the heart of the Hungarian capital where, first, the country’s fascists tortured and imprisoned their opponents and, later, using similar techniques and often against the very same people, communists sought to neutralise their opponents. Very unusually the museum, open since 2002, records the horrors of the two periods in Hungarian history, by the two sets of totalitarian ideologies, with equal prominence. Having travelled to Budapest myself, a couple of years ago, I can testify to what Douglas recounts in