Polish public broadcaster spreads hate speech and disinformation ahead of election
Recent articles in Poland

Women, adolescents, and LGBTQI+ people are bearing the brunt of the ruling Law and Justice party’s moves to undermine sexual and reproductive health rights and demonise gender-nonconformity.

In his contribution to IFEX’s series marking International Women’s Day, Regional Editor Cathal Sheerin looks at how, under the ruling Law and Justice Party, Polish women are facing greater restrictions on both reproductive health care and access to accurate information about their legal options.

Police protected Pride marchers in Lublin from attacks by anti-LGBTQI+ protesters; but Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party fosters homophobia and has made countering “LGBT ideology” part of its platform for the October 13 elections.