Polish rapper Cypis (pictured right) says he will now be taking legal action against the manufacturer for using his song without permission after the ‘child-friendly’ toy billed as being ‘cute and fun’ was found singing his song ‘Where is the white eel’.
The parliamentary caucus of The Left political grouping has asked Poland's police chief for an explanation as to why a new textbook for police officers lists the transgender and LGBT community among social pathologies.
Poland is the third safest country in the EU, according to Eurostat, the EU’s statistical office, with only 4.4 percent of Poles reporting crime, violence or vandalism in their local areas in 2019.
A Monday-introduced anti-violence act introduces new protection measures for victims of domestic violence, including the expulsion of perpetrators from common households. Perpetrators will also be issued restraining orders banning them from close contacts with victims.
The European Union must clearly indicate that there will be no consent to the brutal use of force, the Polish foreign minister said on Thursday during an informal videoconference of the foreign ministers of EU member states.
A citizens' initiative committee aimed at withdrawing Poland from the Council of Europe's Istanbul Convention on domestic violence has formally announced its existence to the Sejm (lower house).
The Sejm (lower house) unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday in which it condemned the use of brutal violence and mass repression by the authorities of Alexander Lukashenko and asked the government to rapidly accept refugees from Belarus.
Five Polish citizens were released from Belarusian prisons by Thursday night, Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz announced on Friday morning.
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.
President Andrzej Duda in a Wednesday letter to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) appealed to the council to call on Belarusian authorities to refrain from violence against demonstrators and release arrested demonstrators.