Historic trial replays in Hungary

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An audio recording of the 1958 secret trial of Hungary's executed prime minister Imre Nagy is being played in public for the first time. It marks the 50th anniversary of Mr Nagy's trial for treason for his role in the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising.

The 52 hours of tapes began playing on Monday morning, and will continue in real time in a gallery in Budapest.

The 1956 revolution is seen by many Hungarians as one of the proudest moments in their history. Mr Nagy was prime minister during the Hungarian revolution, which was crushed by Soviet tanks after only 12 days.

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