The Polish government led by the Law and Justice Party has decided to hold the presidential elections on May 10 despite close to 4,000 COVID-19 infections being recorded in the country. The opposition has demanded it be postponed
The court convicted the editors of the Polish Communist Party’s (KPP) web portal and publication Brzask on charges of promoting “totalitarianism.” They were ordered to pay a fine to the Victims Aid Fund and part of the costs of the trial
Representatives of the Communist Party of Poland, which is facing persecution at the hands of the government led by the Law and Justice Party, talk about the nature of the government, the policies it is implementing and the country’s shift to the right
For the last four years, the leadership of the Polish Community Party (KPP) and its publication Brzask have been undergoing persecution.
Marches to the embassies and consulates of Poland were held in several countries in solidarity with the Polish communists on March 3. The conservative government of the country has made several attempts to persecute the party and its publication Brzask.
The law which was approved by Polish president Andrzej Duda gives hunters a free hand to kill boars and penalizes anyone who obstructs or hinders them
The controversial bill calls for punishing judges, who criticize the government’s judicial reforms.
The conservative government in Poland led by the Law and Justice Party (PiS) is pushing judicial reforms in an attempt to subjugate the judiciary
The national Independence Day rally in the Polish capital Warsaw, on November 11, was ridden with hyper-nationalist and homophobic manifestations by extreme right-wing elements in the country
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.