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Law & Justice party -Poland Post-communism to barbarism: The Law and Justice Party’s bid for absolute power in Poland

Poland’s Supreme Court has upheld the election of president Andrzej Duda. His victory is another step in the consolidation of the ruling Law and Justice Party’s hegemony over the country

Istanbul Convention - Poland Progressives denounce Poland’s plan to quit treaty on violence against women

The conservative government in Poland has decided to quit the Istanbul Convention, which is a Council of Europe convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

Polish elections Right-wing incumbent Andrzej Duda fails to gain first-round victory in Polish presidential election

Andrzej Duda, backed by the incumbent right-wing Law & Justice (PiS) party, failed to obtain 50% of the votes in the first round of presidential polls held on June 28, Sunday. He will face Warsaw mayor Rafał Trzaskowski from the Civic Platform in the second round

Presidential Polls - Poland Widespread criticism forces right-wing Polish government to postpone presidential polls

The opposition-dominated Polish Senate rejected the decision to hold the presidential polls by postal voting on on May 5

Polish government’s decision to hold presidential polls draws severe criticism

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

Poland communists persecution In yet an another attack on communists, Polish court imposes fine on editors of Brzask

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

Polish right wing “The PiS-led Polish government is a combination of reactionary nationalism and social conservatism”

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

‘Hands off the Communists of Poland’

For the last four years, the leadership of the Polish Community Party (KPP) and its publication Brzask have been undergoing persecution.

Polish solidarity Protest marches held in several countries against state persecution of Polish communists

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.

Polish organizations condemn law that gives free rein to boar hunters

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

Polish judiciary Polish Senate rejects conservative government’s bill to subjugate judiciary

The controversial bill calls for punishing judges, who criticize the government’s judicial reforms.

Poland judicial reforms Massive protests against controversial judicial reforms rock Poland

The conservative government in Poland led by the Law and Justice Party (PiS) is pushing judicial reforms in an attempt to subjugate the judiciary

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