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.