The president of Poland's Constitutional Tribunal has defended its controversial abortion ruling, which has resulted in weeks of street protests, arguing that it was based on law, not politics.
Polish Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro has filed a motion with the Constitutional Tribunal (TK) to outlaw the Polish Communist Party (KPP), accused of having links with a totalitarian regime.
The head of Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal has defended the institution by attacking the use of language she feels derides the credibility of the tribunal.
The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) has said it is interceding in the matter of Polish hospitals applying a ruling by the Constitutional Tribunal (TK) banning abortions on the grounds of foetal damage even though the ruling has not been published.
Poles have most faith in the Polish Army and the least confidence in the country's Constitutional Tribunal, according to a new opinion poll.
A European Parliament resolution on Poland's abortion rights is an unprecedented attempt to interfere with the country's internal legal issues that are not covered by EU treaties, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal president, Julia Przylebska, has said.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday criticising the ban on the right to abortion in Poland.
Seventy percent of Poles support the ongoing mass street demonstrations against the top court ruling which would see almost all abortions made illegal in Poland, a recent survey by the Kantar pollster shows.
At 6 p.m. on Monday evening, Warsaw protesters against a constitutional court ruling which introduced a near total ban on abortion in Poland, began a march from the de Gaulle Roundabout, where they had been blocking traffic, to the seat of the Sejm (lower house).
Borys Budka, head of Poland's main opposition party Civic Platform (PO), declared on Saturday that he will never agree to debating women's rights by going over the heads of women.