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Something special is happening in the fight for abortion rights, for a woman’s right to choose – it is a sort-of international strike wave. A sort-of strike wave that is so far made up of just two strikes. But the first – in Poland – has already won a victory.

8 March 2017 | In depth

A group of hardcore fascists won 10 seats in Poland’s parliament, hidden in the lists of Kukiz’15, a populist party headed by former rock star Pavel Kukiz, and have now set up a parliamentary group of their own.

19 April 2016 | Notes

A hidden history of Jewish workers’ resistance in the factories of the Warsaw Ghetto should be celebrated today.

26 January 2016 | Notes

A march by at least 40,000 fascists and their supporters dominated the streets of Warsaw on Poland’s Independence Day and grabbed the news headlines. The fascists’ march was bigger and broader than in previous years.

12 November 2015 | In depth

Today is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany.

15 April 2015 | Notes

Fascists and far right parties have seized on the fiasco of Poland’s local elections – in which results were delayed for a week after the poll last Sunday – to occupy the national electoral offices and demonstrate in cities across the country.

22 November 2014 | Notes