Eleven Nobel Prize winners from the fields of physiology or medicine and chemistry have written a letter to University of Warsaw (UW) asking the rector-elect's support for the UW-based International Research Agenda ReMedy unit, which is facing liquidation.
Dear President of the Republic of Slovenia Pahor...
The letter, dated 15 March 1941, was written by two Polish men, whose names and dates of birth are in the text. Local officials are now trying to tack down their descendants.
The release of the letters marks the 80th anniversary of the first transport of Polish prisoners to Auschwitz.
The collection includes letters penned by Stephan Báthory, Jan III Sobieski and Stanisław Augustus Poniatowski.
A new mural celebrating the art of lettering with a beautifully painted alphabet has appeared in a Warsaw neighbourhood, blending in with its elegant pre-war architecture.
In a letter to European leaders, Polish President Andrzej Duda has written that the time has come to consider how the world and international cooperation will look once the coronavirus pandemic has been defeated, and proposed a five-point plan.
In the darkest recesses of Hitler’s hellish concentration camp system, four young Polish Girl Guides were desperate for the world to know about the barbaric experiments that were being carried out on them.
The detailed descriptions that the group wrote of German crimes made their way to the Polish underground and eventually to the International Red Cross, the Vatican and the Polish government-in-exile in London. Twenty-seven were later found by one of the writer’s daughters after being hidden for decades in some old furniture.
Over 370,000 letters in the defence of people whose rights have been infringed were written in Poland as part of a global letter writing marathon organised by Amnesty International (AI), the organisation said on Thursday.