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Poland – democracy in crisis Big Ideas

    • Society & Culture

Poland’s ruling party is racing to eliminate judicial independence. This move is seen as an assault on democracy and is setting the country on a collision course with the European Union. Simmering for several years, the crisis is now boiling over. A new bill enables the government to punish judges for publicly criticizing the attack on the separation of power or questioning the validity of government appointed judges. Find out why the attach on the rule of law in Poland was so successful.

Poland’s ruling party is racing to eliminate judicial independence. This move is seen as an assault on democracy and is setting the country on a collision course with the European Union. Simmering for several years, the crisis is now boiling over. A new bill enables the government to punish judges for publicly criticizing the attack on the separation of power or questioning the validity of government appointed judges. Find out why the attach on the rule of law in Poland was so successful.

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