After a local newspaper published a series of photos inviting readers to share their memories of ‘Polish Anna’, no one expected it would set in motion a train of online sleuthing which revealed her shocking wartime ordeal as a slave labourer in Nazi Germany and the destruction of her village in Poland as part of Hitler’s Lebensraum plan to exterminate Poles from the Zamość region.
As part of the #NoDenyingIt campaign by prominent Holocaust survivors, Auschwitz survivor Marian Turski wrote an open letter in Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung urging Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to remove Holocaust-denying groups, pages and posts as hate speech.
'A divided Poland' and 'a conflict of two souls, of one nation' are among the commentaries published on Monday by Italy's biggest newspapers in articles referring to President Andrzej Duda's win in Sunday's presidential runoff vote.
The Polish embassy in Berlin has demanded the German "Allgauer Zeitung" daily to revise the false phrase "Polish concentration camp" it used on its official website, the Radio Information Agency (IAR) informed on Saturday.
President Andrzej Duda on Sunday responded to foreign criticism of his statements about the LGBT minority at a Saturday election rally in Brzeg, south-western Poland. His words, which criticised 'LGBT ideology,' evoked hefty criticism from Poland's opposition and foreign media.
Slow reactions and individual interests of the member states are the European Union's main problems, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in an interview with the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, published on Friday.
Included among the international titles running the supplement are France's Le Figaro and L'Opinion, the US's Washington Post and Chicago Tribune, Germany's Die Welt, Spain's El Mundo, Belgium's Le Soir and Britain's Sunday Express.
Several Polish daily newspapers on Tuesday published an open letter to the European Parliament, and some left their first page blank, as they seek new legislation to protect journalists and editors.