The cancellation of the “Golgotha Picnic” in Poland has as much to do with the idea of building Roma camps in Hungary or anti-Muslim behaviours in France.
It was the longest local protest against shale gas exploration boreholes in the world.
What does Poland’s CIA prison tell us about the state of democracy in the country?
“Here is the reality of life for the Romani in Skopje, and the consequence of a government that spends more on building statues than on the poor in its own capital”.
The European Court of Human Rights unanimously found Poland in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights for consenting to the presence of C.I.A. prisons on its territory.
Interview with Júlia Lázár.
The radical political ideas of Jacek Kuroń, the Polish opposition leader of the 1960s and 70s – without whom Lech Wałęsa’s Solidarity would never have come into being – have been relegated to the archives far too soon. It’s time to revive them.