Italian daily La Repubblica presented a one-sided negative image of Poland in an article it published about LGBT rights in the country, among other issues, according to the Polish ambassador in Rome.
Poland's Left (Lewica) opposition party has called on the country's episcopate to back down from its position that Covid-19 vaccines are made of human foetuses.
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe called on Poland on Friday to immediately guarantee women the right to legal abortions and prenatal tests as well as to ensure access to information and the possibility of pregnancy terminations nationwide.
Thousands of Poles took to the streets across Poland on Monday in a series of protests against the country’s strict abortion laws.
The number of women with pregnancy complications leaving Poland for an abortion has increased substantially following a near complete ban on abortion in the country.
The majority of Poles are in favour of more liberal abortion laws, according to a new poll published today.
EU Equality Commissioner Helena Dalli has told the European Parliament that the EU does not have jurisdiction over abortion laws.
The majority of Poles support the abortion protests but the numbers are lower than in November 2020, the latest poll by Kantar research firm has shown.
Civic Platform, Poland's main opposition party, has proposed the liberalisation of the abortion laws as part of a new project focusing on women’s rights.
Some members of the Civic Coalition (KO), Poland’s main opposition grouping, are in favour of abortion on request, PAP has learned.