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West let down Ukraine and Eastern Europe again…

The opinions expressed in this article are that of the author and are not representative of the views of The Hysteria Collective as a whole. The West let down Ukraine and Eastern Europe again… Two weeks ago, I saw a headline from an Economist article, which really got my attention. The article quoted words from the current Lithuanian prime minister Ingrida Simonyte; “Putin is a pathological liar and the West was delusional in its negotiations with him.” Simonyte’s overreaching opinion was that

You Can Face 51 Weeks in Prison for Protesting; Democracy in the UK is Failing

You can face 51 weeks in prison for protesting; democracy in the UK is failing. Yes, you read that right. This is one of the key elements of the new law: Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill introduced by the Home Secretary, Priti Patel. The bill is composed of clauses that would give significant power to the police. The police can act against people who make noise or obstruct major transportation works. They can treat single or lone protestors with the same restrictions as mass demonstrators. Th

The Dystopian Reality of the LGBTQ+ Community in Poland

Disclaimer: The views expressed within this article are entirely the author’s own and are not attributable to Wessex Scene as a whole. According to the 2021 report of the International Lesbian, Gay, Trans and intersex association, the standing of LGBTQ+ rights in Poland is the worst across the European Union. As a person who has spent the majority of her life in Poland, I am not surprised by the results. Generally, the topic of gay relationships is a taboo in Poland, due to the traditional Cath

Polexit: What is happening in Poland?

Disclaimer: The views expressed within this article are entirely the author’s own and are not attributable to Wessex Scene as a whole. The idea of writing about this seems absurd to me. Yet ‘Polexit’ is just another absurd situation created by none other than the Polish ruling party, the Law and Justice Party (PIS). Just as I thought things couldn’t get worse, Polexit seems to be a possible option that PIS is currently pursuing. Poland’s political-social discourse continues to be dominated by

The Strikes in Poland Are Aiming At So Much More Than Rights to Abortion

The opinions expressed in this article are that of the author and are not representative of the views of The Hysteria Collective as a whole. If you pay attention to the news, you will have heard about the mass strikes that erupted in Poland in October 2020. Labelled by media as women’s strikes, it was one of the biggest protests in Poland since the solidarity mass movement that led to the abolishment of communist regime in 1989. To give some background information, Poland is a highly Catholic

About Me

I am a 22-year-old postgraduate student of International Politics at the Russell Group University in the UK.  In my free time, I write political articles that are primarily concerned with human rights, and Central-Eastern European political affairs. Both topics which I am really passionate about. 


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