In Poland, the ruling conservative National Party takes education into its own hands

Poland’s Education and Science Minister Przemyslaw Czarnek speaks during a press conference in Warsaw, Poland, November 9, 2021. PIOTR NOWAK / EPA Since coming to power in 2015, the conservative national PiS (Law and Justice) party has accustomed public opinion to a permanent “conservative revolution”. It is now preparing to interfere in the education system. … Read more

Poland awaits Cannavaro: the definitive answer is awaited for today

Federal president Kulesza is convinced by the project presented to him by the former blue defender. The uncertainty concerns the playoffs for the World Cup: he would have very little time to prepare the team A trip to Poland to hear and respond to the invitation of the new president of the Polish football association, … Read more

Poland admits purchasing Pegasus spy software

Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski, here in Warsaw in September 2020, admitted that his country had purchased Israeli spyware Pegasus. AGENCJA GAZETA / VIA REUTERS Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the head of Law and Justice (PiS), the ruling nationalist party in Poland, admitted that his country had bought Israeli spy software Pegasus, according to excerpts from … Read more

Poland: President vetoed law to muzzle independent news channel

On the set of TVN24 television channel in Warsaw, Poland on July 29, 2021. JAKUB STEZYCKI / REUTERS The text was to deal another blow to the freedom of the press in Poland. On Monday, December 27, President Andrzej Duda vetoed a law banning oversight by non-European companies of Polish media. It was a way … Read more

“Europe has succeeded, in Poland and in the Baltic countries, in opposing those who hoped to attack it by instrumentalizing migration.”

The Vice-President of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas, at a press conference on the migration crisis on the Belarusian border, in Brussels, on December 1, 2021. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for “promoting the European way of life”, the Greek Margaritis Schinas is also the architect of the “global pact … Read more

Rule of law: European justice called to reject the appeal of Poland and Hungary

Pro-European demonstration in Warsaw (Poland), October 10, 2021. WOJTEK RADWANSKI / AFP The European Commission should soon be able to use the mechanism of conditionality of the payment of Community funds to respect for the rule of law. The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) indeed recommended, Thursday, December … Read more

Red Flames win 4-0 over Poland, continue 2023 World mission

After the broad victory over Armenia 19-0, the Red Flames did not fall into overconfidence four days later. Aware of the stake of this sixth meeting in these qualifications for the 2023 World Cup, the Belgians of Ives Serneels were serious, focused. They especially held their rank against a team of their level like what … Read more

War of nerves between Poland and Brussels

The European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, during a press conference at the headquarters of the Representation of the European Commission in Warsaw, November 19, 2021. WOJTEK RADWANSKI / AFP Between Warsaw and Brussels, the war of nerves around the question of the rule of law continues, and the European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, … Read more

Poland: how the Belarusian trap closed on thousands of migrants

Hooded and in fatigues, often without visible escutcheon, sometimes armed. At the Belarusian-Polish border, henchmen of the Belarusian regime displayed, in early November, paraphernalia as cloudy as their mission. Hundreds of Iraqi, Syrian and Lebanese exiles gathered in the same place, propelled against their will into the heart of a diplomatic and media battle between … Read more