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Poland targets big tech with anti-censorship law

Jan 15 2021

WARSAW Social media companies that remove posts they deem offensive could face fines, Poland's justice minister said on Friday, as a government that allied itself with U.S. President Donald Trump enacts a move it says will guarantee free speech.

Poland targets big tech with anti-censorship law

Jan 15 2021

WARSAW, Jan 15 Social media companies that remove posts they deem offensive could face fines, Poland's justice minister said on Friday, as a government that allied itself with U.S. President Donald Trump enacts a move it says will guarantee free speech.

Polish PM urges end to abortion protests 'to protect elderly from coronavirus'

Oct 30 2020

WARSAW Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appealed to abortion rights activists on Thursday to halt mass protests, saying they would fuel more coronavirus infections and threaten the elderly.

Polish PM urges end to abortion protests 'to protect elderly from coronavirus'

Oct 30 2020

WARSAW Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appealed to abortion rights activists on Thursday to halt mass protests, saying they would fuel more coronavirus infections and threaten the elderly. | Video

UPDATE 1-Polish PM urges end to abortion protests 'to protect elderly from coronavirus'

Oct 29 2020

* Opposition says government trying to deflect blame (Updates with information about protests)

Polish PM urges end to abortion protests 'to protect elderly from coronavirus'

Oct 29 2020

WARSAW, Oct 29 Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appealed to abortion rights activists on Thursday to halt mass protests, saying they would fuel more coronavirus infections and threaten the elderly.

UPDATE 4-Polish court ruling amounts to almost total ban on abortion

Oct 22 2020

WARSAW, Oct 22 Poland's Constitutional Tribunal ruled on Thursday that abortion due to foetal defects was unconstitutional, banning the most common of the few legal grounds for pregnancy termination in the predominantly Catholic country.

Pandemic? Recession? In Polish vote, gay rights in focus again

Jun 26 2020

WARSAW Sixty-year-old Marzenna Latawiec is determined to brave the risk of coronavirus and vote in Poland's presidential election on Sunday, but it's not the pandemic or the country's first economic recession in three decades that is firing her up.

Poland appoints conservative interim Supreme Court head in judicial turmoil

May 16 2020

WARSAW Poland's president appointed an ultra-conservative as new interim head of the Supreme Court on Friday after his predecessor resigned, deepening judicial and political turmoil ahead of a controversial presidential election.

Poland's interim top judge resigns in Supreme Court turmoil

May 15 2020

WARSAW, May 15 The interim head of Poland's Supreme Court resigned on Friday, deepening judicial and political turmoil in a country struggling to choose its top judge and decide when presidential elections that were due in May will eventually be held.

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