Polish press faces unprecedented challenges as country heads towards elections

Recent articles in Poland

RSF responds to Polish minister’s attack on the organisation

Polish Minister of Justice and Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro accused RSF of “hypocrisy without limits”, making “untrue claims” and trying to impose a “political agenda” on Polish media.

Poland: Government ramps up pressure on critical media ahead of parliamentary election

Political attacks, regulatory investigations and bill to amplify state propaganda channels fire starting gun on pre-election pressure.

Poland: Spanish journalist passes one year in custody on charges of spying for Russia

Pablo González was arrested in February 2022 on the Polish-Ukrainian border, where he was reporting on the humanitarian crisis that followed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.