Category Archives : 1000.Poland

Krystyna Kurczab-Redlich (Poland)

“In the present world – one who does not die on the screen, does not die in reality.” Krystyna Kurczab-Redlich is a journalist. Despite the official ban, she regularly visited Chechnya between 1997 and 2004 and made four documentaries: “Chechnya – Death Rattle,” “Chechnya – Murder with International Consent,” “SOS for Chechnya,” and “Chechens after […]

Maria Szyszkowska (Poland)

“It is imperative there should be kindness towards truths other than ours.” Maria Szyszkowska, is a senator, professor, philosopher, lecturer, and writer. She lives according to Kant’s philosophy that law should guarantee freedom for everyone. She has proposed the first bill in Poland on registered partnerships for homosexual couples and a bill on euthanasia. In […]

Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka (Poland)

“I believe Poland soon will be among countries realizing equal rights policy for everyone, regardless of their gender.” Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka went into politics in 1991, shortly after Poland’s political system had transformed from communism to democracy. An ethnographer specializing in Mongolian culture, she quit her scientific career and was a co-founder of the Union of […]