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Poland’s Solidarity Leader Invited to Join New York Protesters

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Polish president and workers’ rights activist Lech Walesa says he is going to New York to support the Occupy Wall Street movement. Mr. Walesa told a Polish newspaper Wednesday he has received an invitation by protest organizer Matthew Blair. The former union organizer said that as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize he […]

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Poland’s Walesa Leaves Hospital

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Lech Walesa, Poland’s former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, on Wednesday left the hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia. Mr. Walesa said he still needs another month to fully recuperate. It was not clear what had caused the infection, which developed after Mr. Walesa returned from a visit to Tunisia earlier this […]

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Former Polish President Walesa Faces Week in Hospital

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Polish health officials say former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa could be in the hospital for as long as a week as doctors try to determine the cause of a high fever and gastric problems. The 67-year-old Mr. Walesa entered the hospital in Gdansk Wednesday after feeling unwell the previous day. He […]

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Former Polish President Lech Walesa Hospitalized

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Polish officials say former president Lech Walesa is being treated at a hospital in his hometown of Gdansk. Mr. Walesa told the the French Press Agency he went to the hospital Wednesday, suffering from gastric problems and a fever. The 67 year old founder of the anti communist Solidarity movement in Poland in the 1980’s […]

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