Poland

fruit

This Museum Removed an 'Improper' Banana Video, Sparking Banana-Themed Protests

In response to "censorship" by the Polish government, people ate bananas publicly and wore peels on their heads.
Bettina Makalintal
4.30.19
The holocaust

German minister says his country’s memory of Nazi crimes is “crumbling” — and the far right is to blame

"Populist provocateurs” are relativizing the horrors of the Holocaust.
Tim Hume
1.28.19
Huawei

Another Huawei executive has been arrested — this time for espionage

Poland’s Foreign Ministry issued a warning before Christmas that it was concerned about Chinese spying.
David Gilbert
1.11.19
Poland

White supremacists marched alongside government officials in Poland’s Independence Day rally

Marchers wore symbols including the Celtic cross and black sun, and carried anti-Islam banners as they shouted anti-refugee chants.
Tim Hume
11.12.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The EU is pissed Poland keeps ignoring the law

”The Commission's concerns and worries have increased. I think the situation in Poland has not improved.”
Ben Ferguson
Andrew Potter
9.23.18
Poland

Poland wants a U.S. military base so badly they’re offering $2 billion for “Fort Trump”

"We are looking at it very seriously," Trump said.
Tim Hume
9.19.18
Holocaust row

Netanyahu tried to end the row over Poland's Holocaust law. Instead he blew it wide open.

“The historical reality is that Poles assisting Jews was a relatively rare phenomenon, while Poles hurting Jews was widespread.”
Tim Hume
7.6.18
Poland

Poland just purged its supreme court — but the Chief Justice is refusing to step down

“It is an unconstitutional purge.”
Tim Hume
7.4.18
Poland

Poland backs down from its Holocaust law, showing international criticism still works

A U.S. backlash influenced the decision.
Tim Hume
6.27.18
Poland

Poland’s nationalist government is cracking down on protesters — unless they’re far-right

“Peaceful protest is a right, but in Poland it is under serious threat,” said Gauri van Gulik, Amnesty International’s Europe director.
Tim Hume
6.25.18
Poland

Why Poland is ready to pay $2 billion for a permanent U.S. military base on its soil

“They’re saying give us real security, not one on a rotational basis, and this means permanently basing American troops in Poland.”
Tim Hume
5.29.18
neo-nazis

Neo-Nazis are descending on a German town for Hitler's birthday

“If neo-Nazis are able to gather and celebrate Hitler's birthday without any interruptions there is something fundamentally wrong”
Tim Hume
4.20.18
0118