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Poland: pushing towards a total abortion ban?

On the streets of Poland a battle for the future of abortion is being fought. Maria had to make this decision alone a few years ago. The young woman

On the streets of Poland a battle for the future of abortion is being fought. Maria had to make this decision alone a few years ago. The young woman

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Large anti-government protests in Poland over 'rule of law'

Tens of thousands of Poles have marched through Warsaw, demanding that the right-wing government respect the constitution. Its controls on the media

Tens of thousands of Poles have marched through Warsaw, demanding that the right-wing government respect the constitution. Its controls on the media

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Crowds show support for Lech Walesa in Gdansk hometown

Crowds of people have gathered in Gdansk, the cradle of Poland’s 1980s solidarity movement, to show their support for Lech Walesa. The former

Crowds of people have gathered in Gdansk, the cradle of Poland’s 1980s solidarity movement, to show their support for Lech Walesa. The former

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Lech Walesa was 'paid communist agent' - Poland's history institute

Polish historical investigators say newly uncovered documents show Lech Walesa – the former President and hero of the Solidarity movement that

Polish historical investigators say newly uncovered documents show Lech Walesa – the former President and hero of the Solidarity movement that

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Determined youth of Poland use social media to battle right-wing shift

Since the end of last year, Poland has been ruled by a populist right-wing government trying to get a hold of public media and the Constitutional Court. But student Artur Sierawski has something to sa

Since the end of last year, Poland has been ruled by a populist right-wing government trying to get a hold of public media and the Constitutional Court. But student Artur Sierawski has something to sa

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Poland is in a 'constitutional crisis'

We have interviewed one of the leading Polish experts in constitutional law, Marek Chmaj. It took place in his Warsaw-based law office, where he just

We have interviewed one of the leading Polish experts in constitutional law, Marek Chmaj. It took place in his Warsaw-based law office, where he just

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Polish public media "a ministry of propaganda"

Maciej Czajkowski was one of the very first senior Polish journalists to be sacked after the recent right-wing shift in Poland. Is the freedom of

Maciej Czajkowski was one of the very first senior Polish journalists to be sacked after the recent right-wing shift in Poland. Is the freedom of

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Managing the health of an ageing population in Poland

Poland is facing an uncertain future as its population ages and so putting pressure on workers, the economy and the healthcare system. Living through

Poland is facing an uncertain future as its population ages and so putting pressure on workers, the economy and the healthcare system. Living through

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Poland's controversial new government faces mounting anger

Just three months on from elections, Poland finds itself in political turmoil. Demonstrations last Saturday were just the latest in a wave of action

Just three months on from elections, Poland finds itself in political turmoil. Demonstrations last Saturday were just the latest in a wave of action

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Poles protest against government surveillance plans

Thousands of demonstrators took the streets across Poland on Saturday to protest against a government plan to increase surveillance powers. Critics

Thousands of demonstrators took the streets across Poland on Saturday to protest against a government plan to increase surveillance powers. Critics