The Sejm, the lower house of Polish parliament, has elected a new Ombudsperson for Children.
Start your day with a summary of today’s top stories from Poland’s leading news sites.
Marcin Wiacek, Poland's national ombudsman, on Thursday appealed for more precise regulations and "measurable criteria" for legal abortions.
Poland's civil rights ombudsman wants the conviction of a man found guilty of throwing stones at police during a 1982 demonstration against martial law overturned.
Poland’s human rights ombudsman has said the Polish state has failed to provide aid to a group of migrants stuck on the Polish-Belarusian border despite an interim ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordering it to help.
Politicians from both the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party and the main opposition grouping have welcomed the appointment of a new ombudsman after five months of political bickering over who should have the job.
Poland's newly appointed ombudsman has said that the contested disciplinary body of the country's Supreme Court should be suspended until a European Court's ruling is implemented.
Poland's Senate on Wednesday approved the appointment of Professor Marcin Wiącek to the post of ombudsman at the sixth attempt to fill the position due to party disagreements.
Poland's Sejm (lower house) on Thursday appointed Professor Marcin Wiącek to the position of ombudsman in a sixth attempt to fill the position due to party disagreements.
Every Friday catch up on our editor’s top pick of news about Poland, including politics, business, life and culture. To receive your free email subscription, sign up today.