Tag: freedom of assembly
Epic court ruling: Undercover cops cannot be believed because the police are looking after PiS’s interests
by Piotr Żytnicki The courts have believed police officers uncritically for years, but that may change. In Poznań, a student who was convicted after the Women’s Strike solely on the basis of the testimony of two undercover cops was acquitted. Not many court justifications have the chance of going down in history – […]
Repressions for independence. A prosecutor did not want to arrest participants of the protest, so he was transferred.
Prosecutor Wojciech Pełeszok did not want to support the arrests of demonstrators. He was posted to a prosecution office at a level lower. This is how you break someone’s back: punishing, for example, for taking advantage of the guarantee of independence. Other prosecutors see this – and prefer to be obedient.
2017 Independence Day March in Warsaw and freedom of assembly in Poland
Expressing opinions opposing the authorities draws repressions. Supporting the authorities ensures impunity. Inequality of treatment becomes a fact
The President did not start the constitutional debate. An open society has on-going debates
The President doesn’t open the constitutional debate, he narrows it. Women who took the Black Protest to the streets, protesters against the assault on courts – that was the debate
Judiciary in Poland: an ongoing decay of the rule of law
The unruly media of the authorities, namely editors Morawiecki and Dworczyk in the Karnowskis’ portal
Open Letter to the European Commission regarding Polish National Council of the Judiciary
E-mail scandal: ‘Some journalist should ask me about it’. How the government’s narrative about ‘anarchy’ in the judiciary was created
Attack of the disciplinary commissioners on Judge Żurek. ‘They are ridiculing themselves’