Operation Arsenal, which took place 80 years ago today, was to go down in history as one of the most daring prison breaks of the Second Word War. And yet few have ever heard of it. TFN's Joanna Jasińska looks back at the events surrounding one of WWII's lesser-known bitter-sweet triumphs.
The Polish interior minister has said that the Polish-Belarusian border crossing in Bobrowniki, north-eastern Poland, will remain closed as long as Andrzej Poczobut, a Belarusian-Polish journalist and minority activist, remains in prison.
The murderer of Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, has been given a life sentence.
Poland has condemned the sentencing by a Belarusian court of opposition leaders Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya and Pavel Latushko to 15 and 18 years in prison, respectively.
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A Dutch court on Friday sentenced five men to prison for planting explosives in supermarkets selling Polish products.
Adding the mysterious handwritten notes into a book about the murder of 1990s model Agnieszka Kotlarska, the killer tried to wriggle out of responsibility for the slaying claiming it was an accident.
At 16.30 Warsaw time on Thursday, Poland's charge d'affaires in Minsk was summoned to the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), a Polish foreign ministry spokesman announced.
Poland will demand that those responsible for convicting and jailing Andrzej Poczobut, a Polish-Belarusian activist, be placed on an EU sanctions list, a Polish deputy foreign minister has said.
Poland's foreign ministry on Wednesday summoned the Belarusian charge d’affaires after a Belarusian-Polish journalist and minority activist was sentenced to eight-years' imprisonment for "fomenting hatred" and "acting to the detriment of Belarus".