The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has unanimously adopted a Polish resolution on the promotion of human rights and fundamental values in Ukraine into a declaration ending the 29th Annual Session of its Parliamentary Assembly.
The Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament, has appealed to European institutions and the international community to express solidarity with Afghan women standing to lose their fundamental rights as the Taliban seized control of the country.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, appealed for international solidarity with Belarusian society at the online Summit for Democracy organised by his American counterpart Joe Biden.
Access to the Internet, which facilitates communication, education, and the increase of professional skills, is gradually becoming one of the fundamental human rights. The development of networks in various parts of the world, freedom of speech, and the fight against disinformation were the subjects discussed during the third day of the UN Digital Summit, IGF 2021 in Katowice.
Representatives of over 40 countries, including Poland, condemned in a joint Monday statement at the United Nations the human rights violations by the Belarusian regime, including the use of migrants for political purposes.
Three Belarusian opposition activists have received Poland's Jan Nowak-Jeziorański Award for their fight for human rights.
President Andrzej Duda met with Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on Wednesday for talks on the continuing political repression in Belarus.
A law stating that the outgoing human rights commissioner may perform his duties until a replacement is chosen is inconsistent with the Constitution, Poland's top court ruled on Thursday.
The Polish foreign minister, speaking at a UN panel discussion, urged Moscow to respect human and minority rights in Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.
The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) has said it is interceding in the matter of Polish hospitals applying a ruling by the Constitutional Tribunal (TK) banning abortions on the grounds of foetal damage even though the ruling has not been published.