Solidarity

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14/08/1980
Poland Workers in the Lenin Shipyard in Gdansk go on strike over the dismissal of a trade union activist.
30/08/1980
Poland Lech Walesa's decision to call an end to the 17 day strike is prompted by Poland's government agreement to release 28 jailed dissidents and exercise restraint on state censorship
24/01/1981
Poland Millions of Poland's workers stayed at home in support of Solidarity's call for a five day working week
26/10/1982
Poland The parliament in Poland approves a new law to outlaw the free trade union Solidarity and replace it with a set of unions with very restricted powers to strike.
12/11/1982
Poland Lech Walesa returns to Gdansk after 11 months internment by the Polish authorities.
30/10/1984
Poland The body of pro-Solidarity priest Father Jerzy Popieluszko is found, he is believed to have been murdered by Poland's secret police.
05/06/1989
Poland The Solidarity party led by Lech Walesa achieve a massive victory in Poland's general election.
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