Newly-publicised documents have revived claims Lech Walesa, the giant of Poland’s struggle to overthrow communism, was a secret police informant in the 1970s – allegations still fuelling an old feud among post communist leaders.
Poland’s ruling cons…
The latest in a series of anti-government protests in Poland has brought thousands of people into the streets. But this time they also came out to defend the man who led the pro-democracy movement that toppled communism.
Thousands of Poles chanting "We will defend democracy!" and "Lech Walesa!" have rallied in Warsaw to protest moves by Poland’s three-month-old conservative government that they say undermine freedoms and the constitution.
Saturday’s march was organised by the Committee for the Defence of Democracy, which was formed in November in reaction to moves by the ruling Law and Justice party that have essentially paralysed the Constitutional Tribunal, preventing it from acting as a check on new government legislation.
Venice Commission warns that democracy in Poland at peril in draft opinion – Radio Poland :: News from Poland
The Venice Commission was called to Poland by Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski for an opinion on the legal solutions contained in the amendments to the Constitutional Tribunal.
The draft report said that “as long as the situation of constitutio…
Komisja Wenecka zaleca, aby polski Sejm WYCOFAŁ UCHWAŁY SPRZECZNE Z ORZECZENIAMI TRYBUNAŁU KONSTYTUCYJNEGO.
Saturday 27 February the Committee for the Defence of Democracy (KOD) are planning a “We, The People” march in Warsaw. The protest movement was formed in the wake of the Polish parliamentary elections in October 2015, when the rightwing Law and Jus…
Lech Walesa, the former Polish president credited with helping to bring down the eastern bloc, has admitted he made a “mistake” after his signature was found on a document saying he had agreed to work as an informant for the country’s communist reg…
Hundreds of streets, squares and bridges across Poland could have their names changed in a new effort to “de-communise” the country and rid it of anything that could promote totalitarian systems.
arosław Kaczyński, the leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party, has a very special place in his heart for Gazeta Wyborcza, the leading Polish daily newspaper. He hates it.
The most powerful politician in the country gave a hour-long lect…
To już przekracza granice wszelkiej racjonalności. Większość z nas dyskutujących na fb zapalczywie broni Lecha Wałęsy. Chciałbym prosić o odrobinę umiaru i chwilę zastanowienia, o co walczymy. Czy to nadal jest walka o demokrację w Polsce?
Cóż, trudno lubić Łukasza Warzechę, ale jak już czytać kogoś z antypodów politycznych, to przecież nie Terlikowskiego czy Michalkiewicza, chyba że jest się masochistą albo chciałoby się złożyć doniesienie na … Continue reading
Families in Poland are anxiously waiting to receive their first 500zl (€114) monthly benefit for each second and subsequent child. This was one of the most talked-about election promises announced by the ruling Law and Justice party ahead of its gene…
Esteemed Members of the European Parliament, We, members of the NGO “D.OK – Democracy is OK”, are taking the liberty of addressing you on a most urgent issue. As Polish … Continue reading
Since the election of the conservative Law and Justice government last October, we’d like to hear your views on what it’s like living in the country
Academics Furious at Poland President’s Threat to Strip Holocaust Scholar of State Honor – Jewish World News – Haaretz – Israeli News Source Haaretz.com
The office of President Andrzej Duda said recently it might strip Princeton-based historian and sociologist Jan Tomasz Gross of the Order of Merit he received in 1996.
Jarosław Kaczyński has convinced Poland that it is threatened by a shadowy leftwing cabal – and become the country’s most powerful man
W dniach 8–9 lutego 2016 pięcioosobowa delegacja Komisji Weneckiej odwiedziła Warszawę. Spotkania: szefa Komisji: z prezydentem Andrzejem Dudą, członków Komisji z I prezes Sądu Najwyższego Małgorzatą Gersdorf i z przedstawicielami Krajowej … Continue reading
Mateusz Kijowski a beau avoir de longs cheveux grisonnants attachés en chignon, deux anneaux à l’oreille gauche, un pantalon en cuir et des lacets orange fluo, difficile de ne pas le comparer à Lech Walesa.