POLAND: Rule of Law – European Commission refers Poland to the European Court of Justice to protect independence of Polish judges and asks for interim measures

- Press release by the European Commission, published on 31 March 2021, available here. Today, the European Commission decided to refer Poland to the Court of Justice of the European…

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POLAND: Media protest against the planned ‘advertising tax’. This means bankruptcy for many media and limits to pluralism
Banner "Free media - free people" in Warsaw on December 17, 2016. Protest organized by KOD (Committee for the Defence of Democracy) against the government's plan to restrict the work of journalists in the country's parliament building from January 1, 2017. Participants blocked a road to the Sejm (the lower chamber of the Polish parliament). (Photo by Maciej Luczniewski/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

POLAND: Media protest against the planned ‘advertising tax’. This means bankruptcy for many media and limits to pluralism

- Analysis by OKO press, published on 11 February 2021 on Rule of Law, accessible here. Media in Poland protest against the planned ‘advertising tax’. This means bankruptcy for many…

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POLAND: Leader of Poland’s abortion protests charged with “insulting police” and “causing epidemic threat”

- Analysis done by Notes From Poland, published on 10 February 2021, accessible here. The leader of mass protests in Poland against a near-total abortion ban has been charged with…

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POLAND: Women rights demonstrations wake up the country, in the context of restricted civic space during the pandemic

Analysis by Filip Pazderski, Institute of Public Affairs Download it here  Introduction of first anti-pandemic measures and their influence on a civic space As the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic was developing in…

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