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Senate confirmed the appointment of Dr Adam Bodnar to the position of Human Rights Defender

Senate confirmed the appointment by the Sejm of Dr Adam Bodnar, HFHR Deputy President, to the position of the Human Rights Defender.

[7-08-2015]

Statement on the liquidation of the Roma camp in Wrocław

HFHR contacted the Poviat Construction Inspectorate for the city of Wrocław with regard to the liquidation of the Roma camp at ul. Paprotna in Wrocław. The Foundation expressed its concern about the incident and asked for explanations on circumstances of the case.

[5-08-2015]

HFHR’s statement on events at hospital in Starogard Gdański

The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights has asked the Regional Prosecutor in Gdańsk to closely monitor the local prosecutor office’s probe into the cases of abuse and degrading treatment of patients of the Hospital for the Mentally and Physically Ill in Starogard Gdański.

[31-07-2015]

Ministry of Health responds to use of medical marijuana

Igor Radziewicz-Winnicki, Under-secretary at the Ministry of Health, wrote a letter to the HFHR regarding the legal options of using marijuana for medical purposes. The letter responds to the proposals presented in the HFHR’s critical study “Medical marijuana: waiting for legislators’ response”. The Ministry of Health points out that medicinal products with cannabis plants other […]

[31-07-2015]

Supreme Court: severe criticism of sales of Nazi symbols allowed

Supreme Court has dismissed a complaint in cassation brought by Allegro Group’s lawyers. The Court ruled that by adding Nazi SS bolts to the logotype of Allegro, an auction website, the Green Light Foundation and J.M. had expressed lawful criticism of the portal.

[23-07-2015]
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