The ruling conservative Law and Justice Party (PiS) secured a simple majority in the 460-member lower house of the parliament, the Sejm by winning 235 seats
The Lithuanian government conferred the Grand Cross of the Order of Vytautas the Great on Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of Poland’s conservative Law and Justice, whose homophobic comments have influenced anti-LGBT groups in the country
Peoples Dispatch talks to Magdalena Pająk, Polish LGBTQ+ rights activist who works with the Equality Parade, Poland, about the future of LGBTQ+ rights in the country at a time of a major right-wing pushback.
Defying the homophobic threats from the far-right, pride marches continue in Poland
The Polish Teachers’ Union said that educators in 15,179 of the 20,403 (74.29%) schools and kindergartens in the country are participating in the strike. Students also staged a solidarity demonstration
The Rulebook at the conference was indeed successfully finalized, but only after diluting several provisions and kicking many important issues down the road.
The Polish Community Party has been accused of propagating “totalitarian ideas” and its leaders are likely to face trial on December 7. The party has long been a target of the Polish establishment
The Polish Communist Party said the recent dismantling of the monument dedicated to Red Army soldiers was similar to the acts of the Taliban and Islamic State against historical structures
Among the latest laws is a a provision that cuts short the term of nearly a third of the judges of the Supreme Court by reducing the retirement age