Polish High Court upholds abortion ban despite backlash

Last Thursday (22 October 2020), Poland’s High Court ruled that all abortions will remain illegal. This decision was made after a constitutional tribunal had reviewed the constitutionality of a controversial article from the 1993 ‘anti-abortion’ law which states that “difficult living conditions” is not an adequate condition for aborting a foetus.

The Impact of COVID-19 in Europe

The Communist Party has produced a comprehensive report on the global impact of COVID-19. The following excerpt on Europe details the differing impact of the pandemic across a number of European States.