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#Poland

# poland - Last year 2021

Poland says border crisis 'greatest' bid to destabilise Europe since Cold War
# Belarus
# Belarus

Poland says border crisis 'greatest' bid to destabilise Europe since Cold War

Nov 21st 2021, 12:24 PM 16,708 Views 16 Comments

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is visiting the Baltic states to discuss the conflict.

Belarus-Poland border camp cleared as Iraqis fly home from migrant stand-off
# Migrants
# Migrants

Belarus-Poland border camp cleared as Iraqis fly home from migrant stand-off

Nov 19th 2021, 7:02 AM 19,690 Views 13 Comments

Around 2,000 people, mainly Iraqi Kurds, had been stuck in freezing temperatures at the camp.

Hundreds of migrants arrive back in Iraq on flight from Belarus
# Belarus
# Belarus

Hundreds of migrants arrive back in Iraq on flight from Belarus

Nov 18th 2021, 7:20 PM 18,716 Views 13 Comments

Belarussian officials believe there’s still 7,000 migrants in the country.

Polish forces use water cannons on migrants at Belarus border
# Poland-Belarus Border
# Poland-Belarus Border

Polish forces use water cannons on migrants at Belarus border

Nov 16th 2021, 1:35 PM 14,787 Views 33 Comments

Polish police said they responded after one officer was seriously injured when the migrants threw objects

Belarus: EU and US vow new sanctions, Lukashenko talks to Angela Merkel
# Belarus
# Belarus

Belarus: EU and US vow new sanctions, Lukashenko talks to Angela Merkel

Nov 15th 2021, 9:29 PM 12,379 Views 5 Comments

Belarus President Lukashenko today discussed the crisis with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Dozens of migrants detained as EU readies Belarus sanctions
# Migration
# Migration

Dozens of migrants detained as EU readies Belarus sanctions

Nov 14th 2021, 2:06 PM 16,386 Views 26 Comments

Aid agencies say at least 10 migrants have died so far and have warned of a humanitarian crisis unfolding.

Irish aid worker claims migrants in Poland/Belarus area have been beaten and electrocuted
# Border Crisis
# Border Crisis

Irish aid worker claims migrants in Poland/Belarus area have been beaten and electrocuted

Nov 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 16,063 Views 13 Comments

At least ten people have already died in the region in recent weeks.

Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings
# Poland-Belarus Border
# Poland-Belarus Border

Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 2:07 PM 26,789 Views 32 Comments

The situation has escalated rapidly since last weekend.

Belarus accuses EU of 'provoking' migrant stand-off at Poland border
# Borders
# Borders

Belarus accuses EU of 'provoking' migrant stand-off at Poland border

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 10:27 AM 17,804 Views 11 Comments

Thousands of migrants have been trying to illegally enter the country and are now trapped on the border.

Hundreds of migrants trapped in Belarus-Poland border standoff
# Poland
# Poland

Hundreds of migrants trapped in Belarus-Poland border standoff

Nov 9th 2021, 7:40 AM 18,617 Views 30 Comments

Washington and Brussels called on Minsk to stop what they described as an orchestrated influx.

Poland to be fined €1 million daily by EU for not suspending controversial 'disciplinary chamber'
# ECJ V. Poland
# ECJ V. Poland

Poland to be fined €1 million daily by EU for not suspending controversial 'disciplinary chamber'

Oct 27th 2021, 3:48 PM 25,427 Views 46 Comments

Poland’s Prime Minister said the country ‘would not act under the pressure of blackmail’

Aston Villa defender given all-clear to play for Poland
# Cash Transfer
From The42
# Cash Transfer

Aston Villa defender given all-clear to play for Poland

Oct 26th 2021, 7:42 PM 10,547 Views 6 Comments

Matty Cash has been granted permission to represent the country from which his mother hails.

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’
# Tensions
# Tensions

Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’

Updated Oct 21st 2021, 8:21 PM 21,591 Views 40 Comments

Several EU officials insisted that there would be no ganging-up against Poland.

Fine Gael MEP calls for EU to suspend its funding for Poland
# Poland
# Poland

Fine Gael MEP calls for EU to suspend its funding for Poland

Oct 19th 2021, 10:30 PM 27,434 Views 56 Comments

Fears of a ‘Polexit’ have grown after Poland’s constitutional tribunal found that EU treaties were incompatible with Poland’s national constitution.

Polish Prime Minister accuses the EU of ‘blackmail’ during clash over rule of law
# Polexit
# Polexit

Polish Prime Minister accuses the EU of ‘blackmail’ during clash over rule of law

Oct 19th 2021, 12:12 PM 16,544 Views 29 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen warned that the European Commission “will act” to protect Polish citizens’ democratic institutions.

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'
# Polexit
# Polexit

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'

Oct 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 44,541 Views 75 Comments

We haven’t even finished Brexit yet, and now there’s talk of Poland drifting towards a similar EU exit.

Poles rally to defend EU membership
# Poland
# Poland

Poles rally to defend EU membership

Oct 10th 2021, 7:05 PM 38,398 Views 73 Comments

The government of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki denied it was seeking to leave the bloc.

Polish court rules EU law 'incompatible' with its constitution
# Rule Of Law
# Rule Of Law

Polish court rules EU law 'incompatible' with its constitution

Oct 7th 2021, 10:34 PM 33,690 Views 46 Comments

This is the latest in the row between the EU and Poland over rule of law and democracy.

Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks

Oct 6th 2021, 3:29 PM 18,002 Views 10 Comments

Museum officials characterised some of the graffiti as anti-Semitic and echoing phrases used by Holocaust deniers.

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial
# Germany
# Germany

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:15 PM 80,594 Views 0 Comments

Irmgard Furchner is accused of typing up the deportation and execution orders of 10,000 people at the concentration camp.

Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus
# TGIP
# TGIP

Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus

Sep 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 28,000 Views 55 Comments
  • Gráinne Ní Aodha asked all 13 Irish MEPs for their thoughts on the EU's response to the border wall in Poland.
  • One Irish MEP said that what Poland was doing was "no better than what Trump was trying to do along the US-Mexico border", and that the EU should condemn it.
  • This month, The Good Information Project will focus on migration and the EU.
Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse
# Banned
# Banned

Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse

Aug 21st 2021, 5:22 PM 20,184 Views 23 Comments

The retired archbishop has been banned from public service.

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'

Jul 20th 2021, 9:29 AM 8,214 Views 2 Comments

The six swimmers have threatened legal action against the Polish Swimming Federation.

Former EU chief Donald Tusk wins leadership of Poland’s strongest opposition party
# Poland
# Poland

Former EU chief Donald Tusk wins leadership of Poland’s strongest opposition party

Jul 3rd 2021, 1:10 PM 17,988 Views 21 Comments

Tusk branded the current Polish government as ‘evil’.

'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw
# Luis Enrique
From The42
# Luis Enrique

'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw

Jun 20th 2021, 12:38 PM 5,127 Views 9 Comments

Spain still have qualification in their own hands, needing to beat Slovakia, who were beaten by Sweden on Friday night.

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final

Updated May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 82,641 Views 13 Comments

And having qualified for the Olympics yesterday, Ireland’s mixed 4x400m team finished seventh in their final.

Poland’s preparations for England clash hit by more Covid-19 cases and disruption
# Further Blow
From The42
# Further Blow

Poland’s preparations for England clash hit by more Covid-19 cases and disruption

Mar 30th 2021, 10:26 AM 2,142 Views 0 Comments

Two more players and the media officer have tested positive ahead of tomorrow’s qualifier against England, with Lewandowski out injured.

European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

Mar 19th 2021, 11:10 AM 33,396 Views 45 Comments

A month-long lockdown for Paris and several other French regions was announced yesterday.

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'
# Poland
# Poland

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'

Mar 8th 2021, 10:11 PM 19,932 Views 24 Comments

LGBT rights have become a flashpoint issue in Poland in recent years under the populist Law and Justice (PiS) party government.

Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax

Feb 10th 2021, 11:33 AM 28,915 Views 28 Comments

State media outlets would be exempt from the tax.

Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case
# Poland
# Poland

Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case

Feb 9th 2021, 10:19 PM 29,209 Views 13 Comments

Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski must apologise to Filomena Leszczynska for ‘providing inaccurate information’ about her late uncle.

# poland - All time

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling
# Protests
# Protests

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 26,456 Views 47 Comments

Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.

Poles join nationwide strike over abortion ruling
# Poland
# Poland

Poles join nationwide strike over abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 9:15 AM 33,008 Views 87 Comments

The ruling would deny legal abortions to women even in cases where a child is sure to die upon birth.

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
# Protests
# Protests

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

Oct 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 28,338 Views 36 Comments

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for coronavirus
# Poland
# Poland

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for coronavirus

Oct 24th 2020, 11:21 AM 24,460 Views 43 Comments

Duda’s diagnosis comes amid a huge surge in the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 and deaths in Poland.

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:24 PM 22,312 Views 36 Comments

The Constitutional Court ruling severely restricts access to abortion in Poland.

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move

Oct 5th 2020, 7:12 PM 6,329 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old has joined Jagiellonia Bialystok for an undisclosed fee.

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate
# Latest Data
# Latest Data

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate

Sep 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 42,843 Views 27 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there will be no changes to the list until a new roadmap is published.

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month
# Travel
# Travel

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month

Aug 31st 2020, 5:05 PM 50,730 Views 44 Comments

CSO data shows that travel in July was still significantly lower than in 2019.

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest

Aug 8th 2020, 3:11 PM 45,648 Views 92 Comments

Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.