Poland: International institutions must protect LGBTI citizens and ensure the immediate release of activists
After nearly 2 years of mounting pressure, things came to a boiling point yesterday, August 7, in Warsaw. A spontaneous protest related to the “preventative detention” of an LGBTI activist, Margot Szutowicz, resulted in 48 arrests and extensive police brutality last night. More protests, and more arrests, are expected today as the repression of LGBTI people goes unabated.
How you can support the Polish LGBTI community against the “LGBT-free zones”
What can be done to support the LGBTI community in Poland regarding the hate stirred through the “LGBT-free zones” and the threat to bring the authors of the Atlas of Hate to trial?
ILGA-Europe Welcome European Parliament Resolution Tackling the Rise in Hate against the LGBTI Community
A resolution adopted by the European Parliament today makes a strong call for an EU LGBTI strategy to counter the rise of official hate-speech and […]
Alarming Rise in Hate Attacks on European LGBTI Communities
As a sharp rise in hate attacks on LGBTI communities in Hungary, Serbia and Poland is reported, ILGA-Europe calls for the EU Commission to step […]
Joint statement: Polish Parliament should reject bill to limit abortion rights
The Polish Parliament is debating a draft bill entitled “Stop Abortion.” If adopted, this legislation will severely limit the already restricted grounds on which women […]
Meeting the challenge of accession
Surveys on sexual orientation discrimination in countries joining the European Union. This report is a comparative summary of national reports written in ten countries (Czech Republic, […]