Poland

COVID-19 crisis

The epidemic has put us all on the same footing Read our interview with Khedi Alieva from the Women on ...
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- Analysis by OKO press, published on 11 February 2021 on Rule of Law, accessible here. Media in Poland protest ...
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- Analysis done by Notes From Poland, published on 10 February 2021, accessible here. The leader of mass protests in ...
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Analysis by Filip Pazderski, Institute of Public Affairs Download it here  Introduction of first anti-pandemic measures and their influence on ...
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Article originally published in Polish on Wyborcza.pl, 1 June 2020 - accessible here The citizens of Wrocław met on Monday ...
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Freedom of association

- Update by CIVICUS monitor, published on 09 April 2021, available here. Introduction As reported previously, protests have been ongoing since October ...
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UPDATE - 9 September 2020: Polish ministers propose law making NGOs declare foreign funding and creating public register Extract from an ...
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(European Economic and Social Committee) Interim Report - November 2019 The Fundamental Rights and Rule of Law (FRRL) Group was ...
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(Polish Helsinki Committee) Since the beginning of 2016 the civil society sector has faced numerous challenges detrimental to its works that ...
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Freedom of expression

- Analysis by OKO press, published on 11 February 2021 on Rule of Law, accessible here. Media in Poland protest ...
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- Analysis done by Notes From Poland, published on 10 February 2021, accessible here. The leader of mass protests in ...
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Poland’s state-run refiner becomes a media baron Article originally published in Politico Europe on 15 December 2020. Reporters and editors ...
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Article originally published by Notes From Poland on 24 October 2020 Police detained 278 people at 24 October anti-lockdown protests ...
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Article originally published by Notes From Poland on 10 October 2020. A proposed anti-LGBT law has been submitted to parliament ...
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The European Civic Forum condemns the retaliation of the Polish government against the re-election of Karolina Dreszer-Smalec representing the National ...
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This report documents the most important aspects in the breakdown of the system for the protection of human rights. The ...
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(Helsińska Fundacja Praw Człowieka) The HFHR has filed an amicus curiae brief before the Regional Court in Kraków in a ...
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(CIVICUS Monitor) In April 2018, parents of children with disabilities in Poland held protests demanding an increase in disability benefits provided by ...
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Freedom of assembly

- Update by CIVICUS monitor, published on 09 April 2021, available here. Introduction As reported previously, protests have been ongoing since October ...
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- Analysis done by Notes From Poland, published on 10 February 2021, accessible here. The leader of mass protests in ...
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Extract from article by Polish News, 29 January 2021, accessible here [...] A representative of the National Women’s Strike was ...
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Article originally published by Notes From Poland on 19 November 2020 Violence erupted in Warsaw last night, as police officers ...
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Analysis by Filip Pazderski, Institute of Public Affairs Download it here  Introduction of first anti-pandemic measures and their influence on ...
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Institutional reactions

- Press release by the European Commission, published on 31 March 2021, available here. Today, the European Commission decided to ...
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Press release published on the European Parliament website, 25 May 2020 - accessible here The attacks on the rule of ...
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Article originally published on Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, 8 April 2020 - accessible here The PACE co-rapporteurs ...
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(European Economic and Social Committee) Interim Report - November 2019 The Fundamental Rights and Rule of Law (FRRL) Group was ...
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(Helsińska Fundacja Praw Człowieka) The HFHR has filed an amicus curiae brief before the Regional Court in Kraków in a ...
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Other resources

The epidemic has put us all on the same footing Read our interview with Khedi Alieva from the Women on ...
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Latest Update: Abortion Ruling Active The ruling became active on 28 January. The mobilisation of Polish women and men for their ...
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Article originally published on GLOBSEC website, 23 June 2020 - accessible here At times of instability and insecurity reinforced by ...
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By Polish Women's Strike The demand for legalization of abortion as well as anti-fascist and pro-climate slogans resounded on March ...
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