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
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
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
Protesters pointed out that the judgement is another step towards transforming Poland as per the whims of the conservative sections in the country
The Polish constitutional court has ruled that abortions in the case of foetal defects are unconstitutional. The ruling has been supported by conservative right-wing sections in the country
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
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
The opposition-dominated Polish Senate rejected the decision to hold the presidential polls by postal voting on on May 5
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
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.