Right-wing Polish leader: Migrants carry diseases to Europe
Europe / International News

Right-wing Polish leader: Migrants carry diseases to Europe

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former Polish prime minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski has shocked some in Poland by claiming that the Muslim migrants now arriving in Europe are carrying diseases that could hurt local people. The comments sparked a sharp rebuke from some of his political opponents, with one left-wing politician, Janusz Palikot, slamming Kaczynski’s statement as … Continue reading

Poles ambiguous over EU’s, Francis’ call on refugees
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Poles ambiguous over EU’s, Francis’ call on refugees

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands held opposing rallies Saturday in several Polish cities, with radical right-wingers marching against hosting asylum seekers and others in smaller numbers supporting helping those in need. Some 10,000 nationalists and right-wingers marched in the rain through downtown Warsaw, waving national white-and-red flags and chanting “Today refugees, tomorrow terrorists!” and “Poland, … Continue reading