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Strasbourg Court to decide on exhumations of Smolensk crash victims

According to a statement by the European Court of Human Rights, on 20th September the Court will pass a judgment in the landmark case initiated by applications brought by families of victims of the Smolensk crash who opposed the exhumation of their loved ones’ remains. The ECtHR itself considers this matter to be one of […]

Report on CRPD Implementation

On 4 and 5 September, the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will examine Poland’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The HFHR has presented a report to the Committee pointing out problems that prevent full implementation of the Convention and making recommendations that need to be […]

Moral damages sought for refused medical marijuana treatment

The mother of a girl who died before receiving a scheduled but ultimately cancelled treatment with medical marijuana has sued the medical institution and doctor who decided to refuse this treatment. She demands that the hospital be ordered to pay PLN 150 thousand for a charitable purpose.


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