Dear User,
On May 25, 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with information about the processing of personal data on the PolskieRadio.pl website.
1.The Data Administrator is Polish Radio S.A., based at 77/85 Niepodległości Ave., 00-977, Warsaw.
2.On issues regarding your data, please contact the Data Protection Officer, e-mail: iod@polskieradio.pl, tel. 22 645 34 03.
3.Personal data may be processed for marketing purposes based on consent.
4.Personal data may be shared solely for the purpose of proper implementation of services defined in the privacy policy.
5.Personal data will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation.
6.Personal data will be stored for 5 years after an account is deactivated, in accordance with the law.
7.You have the right to access your personal data, correct it, to have it moved or deleted, or to limit its processing.
8.You have the right to object to further processing, and in the case of voicing consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent. The exercise of the right to withdraw consent does not affect any processing that has already taken place.
9.You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
10.Polish Radio S.A. declares that no automated decisions are made when personal data is processed, and that profiling is not used.
For more information on this subject, please read our personal data and privacy policy.
English Section

UPDATE: Poland is ‘open home’ for Belarusians who need help: PM

09.09.2020 13:02
Poland supports Belarusian groups that are fighting for a democratic, free and sovereign country, the Polish prime minister said after meeting opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Warsaw on Wednesday.
  • Poland is ‘open home’ for Belarusians who need help
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya meets Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya meets Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki in Warsaw on Wednesday. Photo: PAP/Radek Pietruszka

Mateusz Morawiecki told reporters: "Poland is an open home for all Belarusians who need help. As part of our Solidarity with Belarus programme we are helping those who have been repressed."

'Song of freedom'

He added Poland was "making efforts to support Belarusian groups which carry a song of freedom to Belarus, which are fighting for a democratic, free and sovereign Belarus."

Despite a brutal crackdown on protests by Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko, demonstrators have been taking to the streets of that country since an August 9 presidential election which the opposition says was rigged.

Photo:  PAP/Radek Pietruszka
Photo: PAP/Radek Pietruszka

Morawiecki promised last month that his country would seek to support its eastern neighbour Belarus by opening its borders and labour market while providing financial support to civil society.

Warsaw is set to launch a programme making it easier for Belarusian entrepreneurs to relocate to Poland, state news agency PAP reported.

After talks at the Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday, Morawiecki and Tsikhanouskaya met members of the Belarusian minority in Poland at a new Belarusian Centre in Warsaw.

Morawiecki said that all protestors who had been beaten during demonstrations in Belarus have the opportunity of receiving help in Poland, adding that many were already undergoing medical treatment in his country, state news agency PAP reported.

'Illegal president'

Tsikhanouskaya said that for Belarusians, Lukashenko was no longer a legitimate leader.

She called him an “illegal president” who had issued orders for defenceless citizens to be shot at.

Over 10,000 people have been detained in Belarus since protests broke out, she added.

In a speech at the University of Warsaw, Tsikhanouskaya called for new elections in her country.

'The point of no return has passed'

She said: “We are in the middle of our fight. Our protests, they are not going to fade out. The point of no return has passed.”

Tsikhanouskaya is on Thursday expected to attend an international Economic Forum in the south-western Polish town of Karpacz, and to meet Borys Budka, the leader of the Civic Platform, Poland’s biggest opposition party.


Source: PAP

Click on the "Play" button above to listen to an audio report