Locked content Thousands protests on the International Women’s Day

Several thousand people, mostly females took to the streets in dozens of Polish cities to protest against current Law and Justice (PiS) government and demanded equal rights, including birth control rights, equal pay and “country free from superstitions.” Referring to Catholic Church-inspired conserv...

Locked content Opposition politicians may occupy Parliament until January

The leader of the largest opposition party in the Polish legislature indicated on Thursday that his MPs may continue their protest until the next sitting of Parliament, after the Christmas Holidays, the Polish press reported. Grzegorz Schetyna, the leader of Civic Platform (PO) said, “We’...

Polish president announces a reversal on proposed media changes

Press reports early on Tuesday indicated that the proposed changes to the Media’s access to Poland’s parliament will be scrapped. “Law and Justice (PiS) has abandoned its (media) proposal which triggered the row we saw in Parliament…everything has been reset,” Duda said in an interview with Poland’s...

Locked content Thousands protest against proposed abortion ban

Several thousand people gathered in front of Polish parliament on Saturday to protest recent legislation proposals that could ban abortion. Were the proposed ban to be enacted, all terminations would be criminalised, with women punishable with up to five years in prison. Doctors found to have assist...

Locked content The largest march held in Poland since 1989

On Saturday, about 250,000 people gathered in Warsaw in a pro-EU march under the slogan “We are and we will remain in Europe.” The march was organized by the Committee for the Defence of Democracy (Komitet Obrony Demokracji, KOD), the opposition party – Civic Platform (PO), Nowocze...

Locked content Thousands protested in Warsaw

Approximately 50,000 people protested in Warsaw on Saturday in front of the PM’s office. Among the demonstrators were the representatives of the metal, construction, transport, food and clothing industries, as well as public service workers. The most numerous (some 30,000) were members of teac...
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Farmers’ protest in Warsaw

As many as 200 farmers gathered in front of the Ministry of Agriculture to demand subsidies for milk and pork production and compensations for damages caused by wild boars.