Hundreds of workers from the Polish Mining Group (PGG), Europe's biggest hard coal producer, who blocked coal transports to power plants for 48 hours, finished their protest on Thursday morning despite a fiasco of talks with PGG's management.
Workers from the Polish Mining Group (PGG), Europe's biggest hard coal producer, who on Monday blocked coal transports to power plants, continued their protest on Wednesday following a fiasco of talks with PGG's management.
Poland’s president has paid homage to those killed, wounded and persecuted by communist security forces during protests against state-imposed price increases in December 1970.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, took to Facebook to lash out against far-right MPs who referenced the infamous gate of Auschwitz to protest against Covid-19 passes.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has condemned an anti-Semitic demonstration in the central Polish town of Kalisz during which a copy of a 13th-Century edict conferring rights and privileges on the city's Jewish population was burnt.
On Saturday afternoon a protest under the slogan "Not a single one more" set out from the Constitutional Tribunal in Warsaw after the death of a 30-year-old woman due to pregnancy complications.
Poland's health minister announced on Friday that an agreement has been reached for an increase in expenditure for the health care system, but some protest groups say that they have not agreed to the plan and will continue their fight for better conditions.
A protest was held in the eastern Polish Podlaskie province on Saturday calling for humanitarian and medical organisations to be granted access to operate in an area adjacent to the border with Belarus that is under a state of emergency.
Several hundred people employed in state agencies and institutions staged a protest in front of the Polish prime minister's office on Saturday, demanding higher wages amid long-lasting problems with pay rises in the sector.
Poland's Solidarity Union launched a protest on Friday in Luxembourg against an EU Court of Justice (CJEU) ruling ordaining the closure of an opencast lignite mine close to the Czech border.