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.
A Monday-introduced anti-violence act introduces new protection measures for victims of domestic violence, including the expulsion of perpetrators from common households. Perpetrators will also be issued restraining orders banning them from close contacts with victims.
A European Commission (EC) report on the rule of law in the EU arouses serious reservations as to the conception, methodology and sources of its content, the Polish and Hungarian justice ministers have said in a joint statement.
The leaders of Poland's United Right alliance, ruling party Law and Justice's Jaroslaw Kaczynski, junior partner Agreement's Jaroslaw Gowin and the other junior member Solidary Poland’s Zbigniew Ziobro, signed a new coalition deal in Warsaw on Saturday.
A new coalition deal was a likely a topic of yet another round of negotiations among top politicians of Poland's ruling United Right alliance late on Friday afternoon.
Leader of Law and Justice (PiS) Jaroslaw Kaczynski presented on Monday conditions for the future existence of the United Right coalition to Zbigniew Ziobro, the head of Solidary Poland, a junior coalition member, PAP was told by PiS spokeswoman Anita Czerwinska.
The Civic Coalition (KO) has decided to file a motion of no confidence in Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro, KO parliamentary caucus head Borys Budka said on Tuesday. According to Budka, Ziobro "has ruined the Polish system of justice and prosecution."
The ruling United Right (ZP) coalition has suspended talks on a proposed new animal protection law over differences between the coalition parties, Sejm (lower house) speaker Ryszard Terlecki said on Thursday.
Police have arrested 48 people after LGBT rights activists staged a protest on Friday evening in central Warsaw over a court decision to detain another LGBT rights activist for damaging a van with anti-LGBT slogans in June. The protest evolved into skirmishes with police.
Poland's Ministry of Justice has sent a request to the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy to undertake the necessary work to withdraw from the Council of Europe's so-called Istanbul Convention on combatting domestic violence.