In a powerful display of national pride and remembrance, the streets of Warsaw were once again the stage for the annual independence march, reflecting the deep-rooted patriotism of the Polish people. The sea of white and red flags and the familiar extracts of the Polish anthem, “Mazurek Dąbrowskiego”, paid homage to the heroes of Polish […]
A slanderous article about the Polish March of Independence was published in Icelandic publication “Stundin”. The Polish ambassador’s reaction to defend Polish citizens was called “an attack on free media.”
The 11th of November was an important, beautiful and good day for Poland, writes Michał Karnowski. The Sieci weekly journalist declares that Poland’s Independence Anniversary was a “knock out victory over evil people”.
More than 250,000 people took part in the Independence March in Warsaw. All around the world, Poles celebrated the 100-year anniversary of Polish independence. The celebrations took place without any major violent disruptions.
The Mayors of Warsaw and Wrocław have attempted to ban marches commemorating the centenary of Poland regaining its independence organized by patriotic and nationalist organizations – the decisions have now been overturned by the courts. Dorota Kania comments on the original bans on Niezależna.pl
President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki have agreed to organize a joint white-and-red march on the occasion of Poland’s centennial independence in Warsaw as an official state occasion. Earlier the liberal mayor of Warsaw had decided to ban a regular Independence March organized by patriotic and nationalist civic organizations alleging that the march was racist and xenophobic.
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