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Polish protests Opposition protests anti-EU ruling by Polish constitutional court 

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

Polish health workers mobilize to save a dying health system

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

Refugee Solidarity -Poland Progressives in Poland ask government to welcome refugees

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

Workers Strike Poland Workers of Paroc plant in Poland clinch victory after one week of strike

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

Homophobia in Poland Progressive sections in Poland denounce attack on LGBT activists 

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

Left MPs in Poland seek ban on fascist organization

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

Poland mobilizes yet again in opposition to abortion ban

The protests on Wednesday were triggered by the government’s announcement of the publication of the controversial judgment in the Journal of Laws.

Polish Protests abortion ban Protests set to intensify across Poland as abortion ban comes into effect

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

Polish authorities seek to ban communist party

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

As protests continue, Polish government takes a step back in implementing anti-abortion law

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.

Polish Womens Protest Protests continue in Poland against anti-abortion court ruling 

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

“The fight for abortion has been the struggle of Polish women for generations”

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

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