Category Archives: Poland

Ukraine | Ukraine police open criminal case after former Georgian leader Saakashvili breaks through border

Ukrainian police say they have opened criminal proceedings into the illegal border crossing of former Georgian president and Odessa governor Mikhail Saakashvili, during which he and his supporters publicly forced their way through a cordon on the Polish border.

Poland | International Protests Against the Destruction of Soviet WW2 Monuments in Poland

As a group of international activists reported they marched in many European countries against the destruction of soviet monuments in Poland. All protests were coordinated together and took place on the 2nd of September, 2017, in front of the Polish consulates and embassies. The protest in Poland took place in front of the US Embassy. Amongst the places of protest are the following:

Poland | Polish police forcefully removes feminist and anti-fascist activists to clear way for far-right march on Army Day

August 15

Polish police broke up a feminist rally and forcefully removed activists to clear the way for a march for far-right extremists.

A live stream of the protest shows members of the All-Polish Women’s Strike group and activists from Obywatele RP, which aims to defend democratic principles in Poland, taking part in a sit-in in central Warsaw, to block the far-right rally’s route.

Poland | Poland to open new front in EU clash

By Andrew Rettman

The Polish government is preparing to claim World War II reparations from Germany, opening a new front in its clash with the EU establishment.

Arkadiusz Mularczyk, an MP from Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party, announced the move on Wednesday (2 August) amid commemorations of the Warsaw uprising in 1944.

Poland | Les communistes résistants du bassin minier, soudain enjeu politico-urbain en Pologne

Lorsque la municipalité polonaise de Walbrzych (Basse-Silésie) a dû débaptiser certaines rues qui portaient le nom de communistes polonais passés par la France et ayant combattu le nazisme, le sang des défenseurs de la mémoire sociale des mineurs du Nord n’a fait qu’un tour…