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Fascists drilling in Bialystok this week

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
Jewish tailors working in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1942

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

26 January 2016 | Notes
The green flags of Poland's two main fascist organisations at the start of the march

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
Lanzmann

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

15 April 2015 | Notes
Fascist Ruch Narodowy supporters at a protest over the elections. Pic credit: Wojciech Pacewicz / PAP

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
Fascist organisations lead off their own march after the official celebrations

Thousands of fascist and ultra-nationalist thugs marched through the centre of Warsaw today, hijacking Poland’s annual Independence Day celebrations.

11 November 2014 | Notes