Entitled “Wall of Culture”, the murals in Warsaw and Prague mark 40 years since the establishment of Solidarity, which played such a key role in the changes in the region at the end of 1980s.
Motorcyclists from all over Poland gathered near the Polish-Belarusian border crossing in Kuznica, eastern Poland, on Sunday, to display their solidarity with the Belarusian people.
We take a look at the Freedom and Independence movement formed to combat Soviet terror in Poland following World War 2.
August 1980 was the foundation of a free Poland and initiated major changes that transformed Europe and the world, President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday, marking the 40th anniversary of the August 1980 worker strikes that gave rise to the Solidarity Union.
A free and democratic Belarus is in the deepest and most vital interest of Poland, Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki said on Thursday after a meeting with Belarusian oppositionist Veranika Tsepkalo.
Remembering August 1980 and the legacy of 'Solidarity,' we want to support civil society in Belarus and its efforts to achieve full democracy and freedom, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Facebook on Thursday.
Poland and Hungary have reached an agreement to help persecuted religious groups and to counteract threats to religious freedom, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced in a press statement.
Belarusians must be supported in their strive for freedom but it is they alone who will have to decide about their future, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Thursday on Polish Radio, commenting ongoing protests in Belarus after Sunday's presidential elections.
The Polish and Lithuanian presidents have appealed to the Belarusian authorities to fully recognise and observe democratic standards, to stop violence, and to respect fundamental freedoms and human and civil rights.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Twitter on Sunday that "64 years ago, workers, citizens took to the streets in Poznan," and that "the Poznan June is a symbol of the struggle for basic freedoms - the right of every human being to a dignified life."