Illes Protests Against Tree-Cutting of Hungarian Government’s Liget Project - Hungarian news portal interviewed Zoltan Illes, former CEU faculty and Secretary of State for Environmental Protection and Water in the Hungarian Ministry of Rural Development, about his participation in the civilian protest against tree-cutting in the City Park in Budapest (Varosliget) as part of the Hungarian Government’s Program, Liget Project that would entail the construction of a museum quarter and the comprehensive renewal of the park. Illes is still member of the ruling Fidesz party. (For more about the Liget Project, see