Tag: Warsaw (Poland)

In Poland, the Rainbow Flag Is Wrapped Up in a Broader Culture War

When President Andrzej Duda of Poland was sworn in on Thursday for a second term in office after a bitterly divisive campaign in which he rallied support by targeting homosexuality as a threat to the nation, he looked out over the floor of Parliament to find a sea of color. But it was not a […]

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Poland’s Supreme Court Declares Presidential Election Valid

Poland’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld the results of President Andrzej Duda’s narrow victory in presidential elections last month, the country’s closest contest since the fall of communism in 1989, a decision that clears the path for the country’s conservative Law and Justice party to continue in power. Thousands of supporters of the opposition candidate […]

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Opposition Challenges Poland’s Presidential Election Results

WARSAW — Supporters of the mayor of Warsaw, joined by scores of Polish voters and rights groups, raced on Thursday to file legal challenges to the validity of Sunday’s presidential election, which he narrowly lost to the incumbent, President Andrzej Duda. The rush to file the complaints was the result of a new electoral code […]

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Poland’s Presidential Election Was Close but Voters Remain Far Apart

WARSAW — President Andrzej Duda narrowly won re-election this week, using the same playbook that brought his Law and Justice party to power five years ago: stoking fear and blaming an enemy. In 2015, it was an enemy at the gates: Migrants, who party leaders said carried “all sorts of parasites,” were threatening the nation. […]

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