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Tom O’Connor travels to Poland, where he finds pressure on the independent judiciary is intensifying and the country’s defiant judges in a grim mood. An EU fine of €1 million a day is, it appears, a price worth paying for Poland’s populist government which is garbing its susta

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A pop singer in Poland who said the authors of the Bible were “wasted from drinking wine and smoking weed” has succeeded in her appeal against conviction to the European Court of Human Rights. Dorota Rabczewska, known as 'Doda', one of the country's most successful artists, made the comm

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Irish lawyers are acting on behalf of European judges who are suing the Council of the European Union over a decision to release funds to Poland despite continued concerns over the rule of law. The lawsuit has been filed in the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) by the Association of Euro

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Poland must pay the European Commission a daily fine of €1 million following its failure to comply with a July ruling over judicial independence. The judgment from the Court of Justice of the European Union comes after the Commission sought "financial penalties" to ensure Poland suspends new la

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Poland is at loggerheads with the EU again as the rule of law dispute between Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and the bloc deepens. At the European Parliament, Mr Morawiecki clashed with European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen, accusing the EU of blackmail. The incident follows the ruling o

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The European Commission has demanded daily fines from Poland over its defiance of EU court judgments, resulting in ministers in Warsaw accusing it of aggression and blackmail. The Court of Justice of the European Union will set the penalties.

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The Polish government has agreed to dissolve a controversial disciplinary chamber for judges in a climb-down following a European court ruling. The European Commission initiated infringement proceedings in April 2020 in regards to the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court on the basis that it th

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Poland's judges have defied a European court order to undo the country's judicial reforms, casting doubt on its future as a member of the EU. Stanisław Piotrowicz, a senior judge, said the interim measures of the Court of Justice of the European Union were “not in line” with the Polish

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Polish human rights chief Adam Bodnar has been ordered to leave his post by the country's top court. Mr Bodnar, widely regarded as a nuisance to Poland's authoritarian ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, was appointed as Commissioner for Human Rights with the support of opposition parties in 2015.

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A court in the Netherlands has refused to extradite a man to Poland due to concerns about his fair trial rights in a country facing a rule of law crisis. The decision, which has been condemned by the Polish government, comes amid international criticism of the erosion of judicial independence in the

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