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LGBT activists welcome rainbow light show in Poland, say more action needed

17 Nov 2020

WARSAW Several cities in Poland illuminated buildings with rainbow colours on Monday in a gesture of solidarity with the LGBT+ community, but activists called for more support in the face of rising hostility. | Video

UPDATE 3-Far-right Polish Independence Day march draws thousands despite ban

12 Nov 2020

* Sporadic clashes break out, police say some officers injured

Ambulances forced to queue as hospitals scramble for COVID-19 beds in Poland

06 Nov 2020

WARSAW Marcin Serwach, an ambulance first responder from Warsaw, says he had to deliver oxygen at 3:00 a.m. to a colleague who spent 15 hours parked in front of a hospital with a patient in respiratory distress waiting to be admitted.

Polish barber sacrifices pay to fight for women's rights in abortion protests

05 Nov 2020

WARSAW Polish barber Kinga Rutkowska has struggled to make ends meet during the pandemic but for her, protecting women's rights outweighs financial losses, so she closed her shop on Wednesday to join a national protest against further abortion restrictions.

Polish abortion protest leader seeks inspiration from Belarus

02 Nov 2020

WARSAW As Poland's abortion protests continue into a second week, their top organiser, Marta Lempart, says she is grateful for a clear role model to the East - Belarus's opposition movement.

Thousands in Warsaw join biggest protest so far against abortion ruling

31 Oct 2020

WARSAW Tens of thousands of Poles joined a march in Warsaw on Friday, the biggest in nine days of protests against a ruling by the country's top court last week that amounted to a near-total ban on abortion in the predominantly Catholic nation. | Video

Polish artist recreates famous Solidarity poster for abortion rights protests

29 Oct 2020

WARSAW Warsaw artist Jarek Kubicki has designed posters for the hundreds of thousands protesting against the restriction of abortion in Poland based on a famous image of the Solidarity trade union, which helped topple communism in the country.

Polish artist recreates famous Solidarity poster for abortion rights protests

29 Oct 2020

WARSAW Warsaw artist Jarek Kubicki has designed posters for the hundreds of thousands protesting against the restriction of abortion in Poland based on a famous image of the Solidarity trade union, which helped topple communism in the country.

Polish artist recreates famous Solidarity poster for abortion rights protests

29 Oct 2020

WARSAW Warsaw artist Jarek Kubicki has designed posters for the hundreds of thousands protesting against the restriction of abortion in Poland based on a famous image of the Solidarity trade union, which helped topple communism in the country.

Police warn of tougher action as thousands join abortion protests in Poland

29 Oct 2020

WARSAW Thousands took to the streets across Poland on Wednesday for the seventh day of protests against a court ruling that further limits the country's highly restrictive abortion laws. | Video

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