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News Releases

European Commission launches action against Poland following EU-wide protest
2016-01-13
International Federation of Journalists
The International and European Federation of Journalists have welcomed the action against Poland's restrictive media law.
RSF calls for firm EU stance if Poland does not abandon new media law
2016-01-11
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the European Commission to be firm with Poland if the two-month-old national-conservative 'Law and Justice' (PiS) government fails to abandon the media law tha...

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Connexions Library: Europe Focus
Website
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Europe.
Expulsion of Poles by Germany
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Occupy agriculture! Polish farmers sit in for land and freedom
Rose, Julian
Article
2015
Ecologist
At the heart of Poland's capital, Warsaw, farmers have founded a flourishing encampment known as the 'Green City', writes Julian Rose. It's a focus of protest against the sell-off of their land to agr...
Polish farmers threaten uprising over opencast coalmine
Neslen,Arthur
Article
2014
The Guardian
Heinz unites with farmers in rebellion against plan to build a vast lignite mine and power plant on farming land in western Poland.
Polish underground press
Connexipedia Article
Article
Underground newspaper with a long history of combatting censorship.
Solidarnosc (Solidarity)
Connexipedia Article
Article
Polish trade union.
Violating confidentiality of sources, police raid magazine for recordings
Article
2014
Reporters Without Borders
Riding roughshod over journalists’ right to protect their sources, prosecutors and intelligence officials raided the Warsaw headquarters of the weekly magazine Wprost in an attempt to seize recordings...
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Connexipedia Article
Article
The Jewish resistance that arose within the Warsaw Ghetto in German occupied Poland during World War II, and which opposed Nazi Germany's effort to transport the remaining ghetto population to Treblin...
Warsaw Uprising
Connexipedia Article
Article
A struggle by the Polish Home Army to liberate Warsaw from Nazi German occupation during World War II.

Sources Bookshelf

Inventing Reality
The Politics of News Media
Parenti, Michael
Book
1993
Parenti sets out to demonstrate how the news media distort important aspects of social and political life and why they do.
Recovering Nonviolent History
Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles
Bartkowski, Maciej (ed.)
Book
2013
Essays showing, in considerable detail, the varied roles played by civil resistance in fifteen liberation struggles in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Media

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian International Development Agency
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