The 96-year-old woman who went on the run after getting in a taxi to stand trial for WWII war crimes has been captured.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled in favour of a Polish barrister, saying that she had not been given a fair trial as guaranteed under an article of the European Convention on Human Rights.
A 60-year-old Pole has been charged with setting fire to a multi-family house, in which three Polish nationals lost their lives.
Tomasz Komenda, a Pole that was wrongly-sentenced to 25 years in prison for a murder he had not committed, will get a total of PLN 12.8 million (EUR 2.86 million) in compensation, a court has ruled.
Three women have gone on trial for insulting religious feelings by producing and distributing stickers of the Virgin Mary with the LGBT rainbow added to her halo.
Donald Tusk, the leader of the European People's Party in the European Parliament and a former Polish prime minister, has criticised delays in the trial of the man accused of murdering the mayor of Gdańsk Paweł Adamowicz.
With clues suggesting that Auschwitz beast Josef Mengele may have also stood trial in the little town of Świdnica, author Agnieszka Dobkiewicz said: “Something extraordinary happened in 1946 in a small town near Gross-Rosen, something that stands to change our knowledge of Mengele’s immediate post-war life. Certainly, it now seems plausible that he returned to this former concentration camp because of an unfinished affair…”
A group of 12 people have received a potential vaccine against the COVID-19 disease as part of clinical trials carried out in Germany, Pfizer Poland Country Manager Dorota Hryniewiecka-Firlej has said in an interview with PAP.
According to prosecutors, 93-year-old Bruno Dey was a “cog in the murderous machine” and is guilty of complicity in the murder of 5230 of the camp’s victims.