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 over 50 arrests and extensive police brutality last night. More protests, and more arrests, are expected today as the repression of LGBTI people goes unabated.
ILGA-Europe is working in close cooperation with LGBTI organisations in Poland, assessing together on an on-going basis how civil society organiations, European and national policy-makers and other
A resolution adopted by the European Parliament today makes a strong call across the European Union.
Two days after a joyful Equality March in the Polish city of Gorzów Wielkopolski, organiser and activist Monika Drubkowska came to work only to find she suddenly had no job anymore.
As we start a week of hearings of the Commissioners-designate, ILGA-Europe is urging all incoming Commissioners and President Ursula von der Leyen to support the introduction and implementation of comprehensive and robust LGBTI equality strategy.
As the Polish LGBTI community faces political demonisation and violent attacks, it’s time for our leaders to strategically put people first.
Majority of EU member states clearly speak out that the EU needs to stand firm regarding the protection of the rights of LGBTI people.
Over 200 human and women’s rights groups from across the globe, including ILGA-Europe, made a statement today and called on Poland’s Parliament to reject a regressive legislative proposal that would erode reproductive rights.
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On Monday 16 January, unknown perpetrators threw a firecracker with "no fags allowed" written on it during a presentation of the Queer UW scientific circle at the University of Warsaw.