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· February, 2006

Stories about Poland from February, 2006

Polish Blogosphere Update

Upon news of the arrest of 17 pedophiles in Poland, part of a worldwide Internet child porn sting started in Spain, Peter Gentle of the beatroot ponders whether looking at...

Poland: “Looking for the Iranian Lech Welesa”

As the Bush administration intends to use Poland's Solidarity movement of the 1980s as a model for Iran's opposition, Beatroot examines Solidarity's history and explains why such a model may...

Poland: Iranian Perspective on the Holocaust

Beatroot corrects Mohammad Taheri, Iran's ambassador to Portugal, who thinks it necessary to reconsider the Holocaust numbers and has been quoted saying this: “When I was ambassador to Poland I...

Band Cancels Polish Tour

The Beatroot writes that a Swedish “death metal” band has decided to cancel its Polish tour, fearing legal action. A precedent was set two years ago, when a Norwegian “black...

Gustav of the Warsaw Station reports on the meeting between Poland's president Kaczyński and George Bush, during which Bush, among other things, asked Kaczyński for “his advice on Ukraine.” Gustav...

“The Polish version of those cartoons?”

In 2003, part of an installation by a Polish artist had “a photograph of a fragment of a naked male body, including the genitalia” projected on a cross. The gallery...

What It Takes to Get a Polish Marriage License

After a bout with bureaucracy, Kinga of Kinuk in Poland has finally obtained her Polish marriage license. Name change in her Polish passport is next.

Poland: Stabilization

the beatroot reports on a stabilization pact signed by two minority parties with the Law and Justice government that mean new elections shouldn't be on the horizon.

Poland: Political Alliance

the beatroot reports that the UK's Conservative Party intends to team up with the Polish Law and Justice Party in the EU parliament.

Poland: Katowice

The Katowice roof collapse may have multiple causes says the beatroot.

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