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Freedom of speech curtailed in Kraków’s Regional Court

The Regional Court in Kraków has imposed a new policy on contacts between court’s personnel and the media and journalists’ access to the court. In its comments to the proposed measures, the HFHR notes that the new policies may unreasonably limit the right to information, freedom of speech and violate the guarantees established in the […]

Top administrative court dismisses Border Guard’s appeal against judgment revoking entry refusal decision issued against Chechen refugee

The Supreme Administrative Court has decided the case brought by HFHR’s client, a refugee from Chechnya, who tried to file an application for international protection at the border crossing station in Terespol. The Border Guard did not accept the application and issued a decision refusing entry to Poland, which was based only on an official […]

HFHR issues statement on Mariusz Muszyński’s “dissenting opinion” commenting Ombudsman’s case withdrawn from Constitutional Tribunal

The Helsinki Foundation protests against Mariusz Muszyński’s allegations pursued against Dr Adam Bodnar, Commissioner for Human Rights. Mr Muszyński claims that Dr Bodnar has violated his oath of office and evades performing his duties.


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