Tag: May 10 2020 elections
Presidential elections in Poland: what we know so far
Jarosław Kaczyński’s party pushed for presidential elections on the 10th of May at all costs. The plan backfired. The election will be most likely be held on the 28th of June or at the beginning of July. An explainer about the biggest political crisis in Poland’s recent history
When the law is the violence you fear
In accordance with Art. 2 of the Constitution, the Republic of Poland is a democratic state ruled by law. This is linked to the separation and balance of powers, the rule of law, the supremacy of the Constitution, and respect for international law – in short, everything that is currently under attack. Therefore, if a de facto change to the constitutional system of the state is taking place in front of the public’s eyes, can we speak of a coup d’etat?
Judges in Poland are being prosecuted for signing a letter to the OSCE regarding the presidential elections
A dozen or so judges from Piotrków Trybunalski and the surrounding area are under threat of disciplinary action for signing a letter to the OSCE. The local disciplinary commissioner who was promoted in court at the time of the PiS government is investigating them
Who is going to be the new Commissioner for Human Rights in Poland?
Disciplinary commissioner attacks a group of 14 judges organizing help for harassed judges
Mass objection of judges: several hundred reported themselves to the disciplinary commissioners
The Chamber of Labour in the Supreme Court asks the CJEU about the status of the ‘new’ judges and about the ‘muzzle’ law
The United Right’s plan: Take over the media, courts, schools and colleges. Goal: total power