Nils Muižnieks: Erosion of rule of law threatens human rights protection in Poland

Speaking earlier today at a press conference in Warsaw to launch his country report, the Commissioner for Human Rights urged the Polish government to “change course” urgently.

Court: Judges set for judgements on sex assault human rights complaints against Poland and Romania

Tomorrow, judges will deliver their judgements on human rights complaints against Poland and Romania, arising from sexual assaults on young girls.

Poland: Judges back protest against prison conditions

The case concerned the regime in Polish prisons for detainees who are classified as dangerous.

Poland: Court ruling to spotlight prison conditions of dangerous inmates

The ruling tomorrow (19 April) concerns the regime in Polish prisons for detainees who are classified as dangerous.

Thorbjørn Jagland urges end to Poland’s constitutional crisis

During a visit to Poland, the Secretary General is said to have told a Deutsche Welle reporter that: “The concern is that if the constitutional crisis continues a new complaint or application to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg may arrive, given that the Polish judiciary has been weakened by the constitutional crisis.