Since the UK voted to leave the European Union on 23 June, there has been a reported rise in racist hate crimes committed against Britain’s migrant population, including Poles.
Trade unions have largely lost their mobilizing power and May Day celebrations remained small and scattered. An overview of International Workers’ Day in Central and Eastern Europe.
The mass student demonstrations and growing protest movement led by the Student Plenum have paved the way for broader anti-government protests.
Tracing the journey of refugees as they land on the Greek island of Lesvos. Thomas Orchowski reports.
Przemysław Witkowski reports from last Saturday’s anti-refugee demonstrations in Prague.
Muslim asylum seekers in Poland are not a new phenomenon. Refugees from Chechnya have been applying for asylum for two decades now.
On 6 February, several thousand people demonstrated in Prague against refugees and the ‘Islamization of Europe’. Some of them clashed with opposing groups.