Mounting restrictions on NGOs in Poland are a further nail in the coffin of the Rule of Law, democracy and fundamental rights. We ask EU governments meeting to discuss the situation in Poland to protect the people.
Yesterday, national ministers meeting in the EU Council found Poland on their agenda. This is the first time EU governments have ever dealt with the failings of one of their own members to uphold EU values of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
Ignoring the recent European Court of Human Rights judgment in Vasiliauskas v. Lithuania, the Supreme Court of Lithuania upholds a genocide conviction in a case with roots stretching back to the 1950s.