Freedom Defender’s Day, commemorated in Lithuania on the 13th January each year, honours those killed 30 years ago when unarmed civilians in Vilnius stood up to defend Lithuanian independence against Soviet forces attempting to seize control.
From Warsaw to Melbourne via the Soviet Union, the Middle East and Africa, The Freedom Circus charts a family’s extraordinary journey to freedom.
The leaders of five EP factions in a Friday letter to Poland's PM Mateusz Morawiecki protested against Poland's recent ban on abortion on foetal damage grounds, which they called an "unprecedented attack on the rights and freedoms of women."
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.