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Detainees with mental diseases have right to treatment: HFHR’s intervention

The HFHR has taken an intervention in the case of Daniel Boczarski* who has been serving the sentence of nine months of imprisonment. For years, he has been suffering from paranoid schizophrenia. However, now the effects of his treatment may be spoiled because the conditions of his detention can aggravate the disease. 

Victim of domestic violence files complaint with UN Committee

The HFHR has reported to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) a case involving the use of domestic violence against a woman and the state’s failure to provide her with protection. “The case may be a landmark decision because it is the first time the Committee will hear a case […]

HFHR appeals to Head of Radio Merkury

After a wave of dismissals in the Poznań-based Merkury Radio Station and a recent removal from the air of a radio journalist for his inquisitive questions during an interview with one of Law and Justice politicians, the HFHR has sent a letter to the Director of the radio station. The letter points out towards legal […]


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