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Strasbourg Court to rule on prematurely dismissed judge member of Polish Judiciary Council. HFHR submits amicus curiae brief

♦ The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights has submitted an amicus curiae brief with the European Court of Human Rights in the case Grzęda v. Poland. ♦ The case concerns a judge elected to the National Council of the Judiciary whose term of office has been early terminated. ♦ The judge complains he could not […]

Richard Gere visits Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights

On 18 November, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights hosted a meeting attended by Richard Gere, an American actor and a long-standing advocate for human rights, in particular in Tibet. Mr Gere is the chairman of the International Campaign for Tibet and was invited to Warsaw by the HFHR. The event was an opportunity for […]

HFHR comments Judge Czubieniak’s case

The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights has presented a position statement on the appeal against the disciplinary judgment imposed on judge Alina Czubieniak. Given the unclear legal status of the Court’s Disciplinary Chamber, the letter was addressed to the President of the Supreme Court. Alina Czubieniak is a judge of the Regional Court in Gorzów […]


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