Warsaw needs to widen its interpretation of the rule of law and respect rights 

After pointing to overwhelming evidence of the deterioration of human rights and democracy in the country, MEPs voted on a report calling for further action by Member States and the EU Commission on Poland. Indeed, the Polish government has continued to systematically attack and discriminate against LGBTI people, women, journalists and judges, showing the need for a clear political response from EU institutions.

80 Polish municipalities are declared to be “free from LGBTI ideology” and womens’ rights are also under attack in the country. Moreover, during the pandemic, the Polish government backed legislation to further restrict and criminalise access...

At the beginning of the year 2020, several trade union organisations in the city of Poznan signed an agreement with the city providing for wage increases during this year, for the staff of factories, services, institutions dependent on the city budget.

At the end of June, when the company management had to agree with the trade unions on the dates for the application of the increases, the city...

On the night of 17-18 May, an employee working for Amazon in the Sadvady warehouse near Poznań died. Help arrived on the spot, almost an hour after the call from colleagues. The Inicjatywa Pracownicza union, a member of the International Trade Labor Network Solidarity and Struggle, deplores this death at work and denounces the responsibility of the Amazon bosses.

The worker killed at work was...

Early in March, operating in line with international communist solidarity the CPRF branches in Moscow and Kaliningrad picketed local Polish diplomatic missions in support of the Communist Party of Poland.

Headed by Denis Parfenov, State Duma Parliamentarian and Yuri Dashkov, Chairman of the Interregional Trade Union of Public Transport Workers, Moscow communists and workers demanded an immediate...

Since coming to power, the recently re-elected right-wing government  led by Poland’s Law & Justice Party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS) has been propagating a misogynistic, anti-abortion, anti-contraceptive, homophobic and conservative ideology – using anecdotes, random opinions and bizarre wording to support their stance. One such example is that they blame the addiction to pornography...

The day before the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Peoples’ Poland, the 5th Congress of the Communist Party of Poland (KPP) was held with the participation of several dozen delegates of the regional structures of Party. Lefteris Nikolaou, representative of the Communist Party of Greece and member of the European Parliament, also attended the congress.

The congress was held in a...

In May, just 10 days before the elections to the European Parliament, Polish authorities made remarkable amendments to the penal code, including the ban of communist activity (article 256). Despite the widespread opinion of lawyers that changes of the code violate the constitution and human rights, the Constitutional Court is currently controlled by the judges nominated by the government.

KPP PolandCommunist Party of Poland expresses its indignation at the dismantling of the monument of Nikos Beloyannis in Wroclaw. Monument was located at the yard of the 22nd Primary School in Stablowice district.

Nikos Beloyannis was a hero of the Greek antifascist resistance during the second world war – the fighter of the communist ELAS partisan army, and during the civil war from 1947 to 1949 the...

Letter of solidarity with the Communist Party of Poland

Dear comrades,

Congratulationson your recent victory when the regional court in Dąbrowa Górnicza acquitted themembers of the editorial board of the Communist Party of Poland magazine “Brzask”and the website of the Communist Party of Poland of charges of “promoting a totalitariansystem”.

As wehave previously stated, this persecution was...

KPP PolandOn the 18th of January the regional court in Dąbrowa Górnicza acquitted of the members of the editorial board of the Communist Party of Poland magazine „Brzask” and party's website of charges of „promoting totalitarian system”.

This persecution is an element of the anti-communist campaign launched by the state authorities and aimed to illegalize the Communist...

On December 3, 2018 the CPRF branches in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad and Smolensk arranged a series of protest actions as a part of international campaign in support of the Communist Party of Poland which is under persecution of the Polish government.

Hands off the Communist Party of Poland! That was the demand of protesters to the Polish authority explicitly indicated by CPRF...