The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights has sent a letter to the Minister of Health expressing concerns about media reports on inadequate care for young psychiatric patients.
The members of the JUSTICIA European Rights Network have written to the President of Poland expressing their deep concerns about the compatibility of a new amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure with international legal standards.
Changes in the Polish justice system introduced over the last four years are being used to increase pressure on judges, according to the HFHR study “The Time of Trial. How do changes in justice system affect Polish judges?”
A Polish appeals court has changed the verdict of the District Court and ruled in favour of the claimant, who had been forced to take out loans as the lower court refused to return his money.
“What we witness today are times in which those holding the executive power too often believe others are to obey,” said Danuta Przywara, president of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, at the 34th session of...
The non-transparent way in which new media regulations were prepared has been heavily criticized by civil society organizations and concerned citizens.
Critics of the proposed Agricultural Land Conveyances Act, recently submitted to the Senate, say it contains many regulations that could violate the Constitution.
The man was wanted by Turkey for being a member of a terrorist group, but his status as a refugee had already been confirmed by Belgian authorities.
A Syrian man was arrested by security patrol in Zgorzelec, a town on the Polish-German border. The guards checked the man’s ID and after concluding that his stay in Poland is illegal, handed him over to the Border...
A new act on police action fails to fulfill its intended purpose and instead expands surveillance powers and restricts citizens' rights to privacy and legal recourse.