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Global Covid-19 cases surge as Brazil faces health collapse

Global Covid-19 cases surge as Brazil faces health collapse Far from being steadily eliminated, Covid-19 is increasing in most regions of the world

Over 1,000 join Stand Up To Racism international rally

Over 1,000 join Stand Up To Racism international rally Over 1,000 people tuned in to Stand Up To Racism’s (SUTR) #WorldAgainstRacism online rally on Saturday.

Protests and rallies mark worldwide day of action against racism

Protests and rallies mark worldwide day of action against racism Anti-racist protests, rallies and online events were scheduled in at least 19 countries this weekend for the #WorldAgainstRacism days of action.

Back on the streets fighting for abortion rights in Poland

Back on the streets fighting for abortion rights in Poland 'A draconian new law amounts to the torture of pregnant women and is a reminder for us all that our rights are never set in stone'

Protests continue in Poland as support swells for abortion rights fight

Protests continue in Poland as support swells for abortion rights fight The fight over abortion rights in Poland is continuing with renewed energy

Fascist-led march in Poland is smallest in years as abortion protests continue

Fascist-led march in Poland is smallest in years as abortion protests continue For years, the 11 November march has attracted tens of thousands of people. But Wednesday saw only thousands on the streets of Warsaw—the smallest march in ten years.

Pro-choice protests transform Poland as state fails to slander the movement

01 November 2020
The mass pro-choice protests in Poland are growing. A march on Warsaw last Friday was 100,000-strong, according to organisers and the city council. People came from all over the country to demonstrate in the capital.

Pro-choice protests sweep through Poland

24 October 2020
An explosion of daily mass demonstrations for abortion rights has swept dozens of towns and cities across Poland. 

Manchester LGBT+ demo AND Napier strike vote gets results AND Sheffield Deliveroo revolt

25 August 2020
A protest was called by a Polish LGBT+ activist living in Britain to express solidarity with LGBT+ people in Poland facing vicious bigotry

Right only narrowly win in Polish presidential elections

14 July 2020
Right-wing president Andrzej Duda took 51.03 percent of the vote to narrowly beat liberal Rafał Trzaskowski who took 48.97 percent in the second round of the Polish presidential elections last Sunday.

Right only narrowly win in Polish presidential elections

03 April 2020
Right-wing president Andrzej Duda took 51.03 percent of the vote to narrowly beat liberal Rafał Trzaskowski who took 48.97 percent in the second round of the Polish presidential elections last Sunday.

Warsaw 44 – An uprising betrayed

30 July 2019
Tens of thousands of people in Warsaw rose up against Nazi rule 75 years ago this month. The heroic action was abandoned by the Allies writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Amazon staff stage strikes in protest at pay and conditions

16 July 2019
Groups of Amazon workers across the world struck on Monday in protest at pay and conditions.

Polish school workers’ leaders retreat

30 April 2019
A historic strike of teachers and other school and nursery workers has been unnecessarily ended by the leaders of the Polish Teachers’ Union (ZNP), the biggest union involved.

Schools out in Poland as 600,000 join strikes

21 April 2019
Poland has been struck by the biggest all-out walkout in over 25 years, reports Andy Zebrowski

Biggest strike for decades rocks Poland’s government

12 April 2019
Unions estimate that over 600,000 workers are taking part in an indefinite education strike - not just teachers, butcooks, cleaners, caretakers and office staff as well.

Poland’s right wing government boosts fascist march

12 November 2018
A 200,000-strong march in the capital Warsaw was jointly organised by Poland’s fascist organisations and the highest state officials to mark the 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence.

Marching to stem rise of fascism in Poland

13 February 2018
A new law has been passed in Poland which could mean three years in prison for anyone who suggests Polish people committed war crimes during the Second World War.

Polish anti-fascists make brave stand against mass march

13 November 2017
A tens of thousands-strong fascist-led march took place in Warsaw on Polish Independence Day last Saturday. At the same time anti-fascists organised a thousands-strong counter demonstration. 

Polish anti-fascists plan counter demo against mass march in Warsaw

10 November 2017
Poland’s Independence Day this Saturday will be marked by one of the biggest demonstrations led fascists in Europe. The “Independence March”, held annually in the capital Warsaw, has attracted tens of thousands in recent years.

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