Poland’s commissioner for human rights has criticised EU institutions for dragging their feet in dealing with alleged rule of law infringements by the Polish state.
The Sejm on Thursday voted to appoint a Law and Justice MP as Poland's next ombudsman.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has expressed the Commission’s “concern” after Poland’s top court ruled that the country’s independent commissioner for human rights should leave his post.
A law stating that the outgoing human rights commissioner may perform his duties until a replacement is chosen is inconsistent with the Constitution, Poland's top court ruled on Thursday.
An anti-monopoly Court has decided to suspend the execution of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection's (UOKiK) approval of the acquisition of Polska Press by the PKN Orlen oil and gas company.
Poland’s national ombudsman has asked a court to halt the controversial takeover a regional publishing house by PKN Orlen, a state-owned petroleum giant.
Poland's Senate voted on Thursday against approving the appointment of Piotr Wawrzyk to the post of ombudsman.
Hundreds of thousands of young people in urgent need of psychiatric care are facing a “pandemic-driven crisis in child psychiatry” that could lead to “multiple tragedies”.
The Third Congress of Civil Rights, organised by Ombudsman Adam Bodnar, together with the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the OSCE (ODIHR), started on Friday at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.
Marcin Święcicki, a Polish economist and former mayor of Warsaw, has been named business ombudsman by the Ukrainian government. He will start in his new role in October.