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U.N. Attacks Poland For Anti-Abortion Laws

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and other countries criticized Poland at the U.N.’s Human Rights Council on Tuesday for new laws that are seen as limiting the independence of the judiciary and public media. Several Western nations also criticized

Poles Protest Populist Government At Rally in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw on Saturday to protest the policies of the populist ruling party under Jaroslaw Kaczynski, describing them as attacks on the country’s democratic foundations. Speakers at the “March of Freedom” said

EU President Questioned in Russian Spy Case

WARSAW (AFP) – EU president Donald Tusk heads to Warsaw on Wednesday to testify before prosecutors in an investigation into two former military counterintelligence chiefs. The former Polish prime minister tweeted earlier this month that he would attend: “(April) 16 – holidays


Three Quarters of Poles Oppose Non-European Migrants

Already unpopular in conservative, Catholic Poland, a new poll shows attitudes towards non-European migrants hardening in the country with a convincing majority saying they should not be allowed into the nation. Some 74 per cent of Poles are against their homeland accepting migrants