Thousands protest in Poland after LGBT activist's arrest

World Aug 9, 2020

Thousands protest in Poland after LGBT activist's arrest

Thousands of people protested across Poland on Saturday waving rainbow flags a day after a gay rights activist was taken into custody for two months of pretrial detention. About 50 demonstrators were also detained by police on Friday as the activist, who identifies as a ...

Poland moves to hold Europe’s only national vote in lockdown

World / Politics Apr 7, 2020

Poland moves to hold Europe’s only national vote in lockdown

Poland’s ruling party is pressing forward with conducting Europe’s only national election during the COVID-19 crisis. The Law and Justice party muscled its measure to hold the May 10 presidential election only via mail-in ballots through the lower house of parliament late Monday. Poland’s human ...