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Ouster of populist-nationalist government in Poland is highly consequential

The change has significant consequences for Europe as a whole. For a start, the anti-European rhetoric from Warsaw will stop — and along with that, the non-stop tirade against Germany

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Poland’s Law and Justice party launches hyper-nationalist campaign in hopes to win third term

The conservative government in Poland has courted widespread criticism for subjugating the judiciary and attacking abortion rights. It is also facing growing public discontent over its over-stretched support for the war in Ukraine at the expense of Polish citizens

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Polish women intensify protests demanding repeal of ban on abortions

The country-wide demonstrations took place following the death of a woman due to pregnancy-related complications. Her family has alleged that they were not told that her life was in danger

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Progressives slam Polish far-right’s bid to criminalize support for abortion

Conservative sections in Poland continue their war against women by gearing up to further tighten the ban on abortion and criminalize supporting or promoting it

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Progressives in Poland demand effective measures to prevent river pollution

Over the past few months, tons of fish and other living creatures have been found dead in the Oder river. Environmental groups and people living on the banks of the river in Poland have been protesting the contamination

Bus manufacturing workers in Poland on strike for wage increase

While the bus manufacturer Solaris is reaping record profits, the salaries of employees with 15 years of work experience remains under minimum wage

Pendant found in Poland could be the oldest surviving jewellery made by humans

Carbon dating has established that the pendant found in southern Poland inside the Stajnia cave is thousands of years older than artifacts decorated similarly and found in other sites

Women’s groups stage protest during first reading of harsh anti-abortion bill in Polish parliament

The bill which was voted down in its first reading would have equated abortion with murder and led to prison terms of up to 25 years for those who underwent abortion and those who assisted them

Amid protests, Polish parliament rejects anti-abortion bill

The bill proposed by anti-abortion groups called for a complete ban on abortions including in cases of rape and pregnancies that pose a threat to women’s health.

Mapping Faultlines: Poland’s crises reflect Europe’s confusion

In this episode, Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent refugee crisis on Poland’s borders with Belarus in the context of the former’s tangled relationship with the European Union

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Women in Poland demand justice for victim of anti-abortion law

Progressive sections in Poland blame the Constitutional Court’s notorious anti-abortion directive for the death of a 30-year-old woman from pregnancy-related complications in Pszczyna hospital

Polish LGBTQ groups and left oppose bill that seeks to ban pride marches

The bill that seeks to ban pride marches was introduced in parliament after receiving over 140,000 signatures through a process called the citizens’ initiative. It was spearheaded by right-wing activist Kaja Godek