Tag Archives: Poland

Polish Nationalist Youth March Draws Thousands in Capital

Tens of thousands of Poles marched across downtown Warsaw on Saturday, in an independence-day procession organized by a nationalist youth movement.

The largely young crowd shot off roman candles and many chanted “fatherland,” carrying banners that read “White Europe,” “Europe Will Be White” and “Clean Blood.” Some of the marchers flew in from Hungary, Slovakia and Spain (as well as Italy and the UK –  edit.).

Poland | Ukrainian official banned from entering Poland

Poland’s foreign ministry has banned Volodymyr Viatrovych, the head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance, from entering Poland, according to the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily.

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.