The Polish constitutional tribunal made a controversial ruling overriding several articles of the EU treaty and rulings by the Court of Justice of the European Union on the independence of the judiciary, stating that they are contrary to the country’s constitution
Tens of thousands of health workers in Poland are demanding the government to ensure safe staffing, better working conditions, and more funding for the public health system
Political hostilities between the European Union and Belarus have led to a humanitarian crisis as hundreds of refugees remain stranded at Belarus’ borders with Poland, Lithuania and Latvia
Following a week-long strike action, the workers of the Paroc Polska plant in Trzemeszno have won higher internship bonuses, increase in salary, and extension of employment contracts
A masked mob of around thirty people attacked a training session of the LGBT sports club Homokomando in the city of Gdansk on March 17
MPs from the Polish left coalition Lewica have sought a ban on the National Radical Camp (ONR) which has been categorized by national and international authorities as a fascist organization. ONR has also been involved in attacks on LGBT pride rallies
The protests on Wednesday were triggered by the government’s announcement of the publication of the controversial judgment in the Journal of Laws.
The National Women’s Strike in Poland called for countrywide protests after the controversial judgment by the Polish constitutional court banning abortions in case of fetal defects came into effect on Wednesday
The Polish Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro has filed a submission in the Constitutional Tribunal seeking a ban on the Communist Party of Poland (KPP) accusing it of adhering to a totalitarian ideology
Women’s groups and progressive sections are continuing to hold massive protests across Poland against the anti-abortion ruling by the country’s constitutional court.
Progressive sections from across the world have expressed solidarity with Polish women who are protesting against the constitutional court order banning abortions in case of fetal defects. Solidarity events have been organized in several cities
Last week’s ruling in the Constitutional Court placing further restrictions on abortion access in Poland sent a shockwave through society and brought tens of thousands on to the streets in protest