A number of international organisations have intervened in a European Court of Human Rights case after Polish authorities denied Polish citizenship to the children of a same-sex couple, one of whom is a Polish citizen himself.
The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and the Forum for Human Rights intervened in a case before the European Court of Human Rights. The case concerns a boy with special educational needs who experienced discrimination at a public school in Romania.
Recent months have seen a rise in attacks on the LGBTQ community in Poland. In response to this alarming trend, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights has published a statement strongly opposing such actions.
An HFHR client filed a lawsuit against the State Treasury, seeking damages for multiple violations at the National Centre for the Prevention of Dissocial Behaviours, including the use of coercion, impeded contact with family and poor access to healthcare.
The Court ruled that the teacher's dismissal violated his rights and that a lower court had acted correctly in reinstating him to his position.
A Polish court ordered provisional detention for a suspect, identified as XY, charged with using a fake ID. The court based its decision on its belief that the suspect committed the offense, which means that the...
According to the proposal on refugee relocation in the EU, Poland is to accept a maximum of 400 people from Greece and Italy in 2016.
During their two-day visit in Poland, delegates of the Venice Commission collected information and opinions regarding changes in the Constitutional Tribunal Act. The Commission used the visit, from February 8-9, to...
The act raises serious doubts about its compliance with international standards of independence and the pluralism of public media.