“Quiet until 12 o’clock. “Alarm”, the Germans are in our building, luckily it passes and we sleep on…” So begins the diary of an unknown woman, written in one of the secret bunkers established by the Jewish fighters during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising….
A look at why and how fascist and far right organisations – in and out of government – in central and eastern Europe are using homophobia to mobilise support, and the resistance against them.
Protests have erupted again onto the streets of Poland in rage at the implementation of an almost total ban on abortion – just months after the far right PiS government was forced to back down on the issue.
Poland’s presidential election run-off on Sunday is too close to call as far right incumbent Andrzej Duda seeks a second term. We look at the politics behind the election
Poland’s far right Andrzej Duda will go into the second round in the presidential election with an increased vote, while the fascist vote has also risen sharply. And in France, the municipal elections have produced one key gain but otherwise mixed results for the cleaned-up fascists of the Rassemblement National, formerly the Front National.
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was a feat of resistance against all odds that should always be remembered – but it has an intriguing postscript that has remained hidden from history.