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Openly Gay Polish Mayor Launches ‘pro-democracy’ Movement

09/04/2018 | Journal de Cameroun

An openly gay Polish mayor launched what he termed a “pro-democratic” political movement on Tuesday aimed at challenging the EU country’s governing right-wing party accused by critics and the EU of passing reforms that threaten the rule of law. The move by Robert Biedron, the popular mayor of the northern town of Slupsk, comes as Poland gears up for four elections — both domestic and European — over the next 21 months. “Our number one goal is for pro-democratic forces to win in Poland with our group, our political force in the forefront,” Biedron, 42, told reporters on in central Warsaw.

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