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Press conference before March of a Thousand Robe

Where: Supreme Court HQ (Main Hall), plac Krasińskich 2/4/6, Warsaw When: January 11th, 14:00 We invite you to a press conference to comment on “March of a Thousand Robes” – a silent march against the government’s court reforms, which include strict new disciplinary measures against judges. In press conference will take part polish judges (organizers […]

Rule of law threatened by defective judicial appointments. HFHR submits amicus curiae brief in Ástráðsson v. Iceland

♦ The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Ástráðsson v. Iceland concerning the impact of irregularities in judicial appointments on the individual’s right to a court. Proceedings in the case are pending before the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR, […]

Court to reopen printing discrimination case. HFHR: CJEU’s ruling needed

♦ On 30 December 2019, the Court of Appeal in Łódź will consider a motion for the reopening of proceedings in the case of a printer from Łódź who refused to produce a roll-up for an LGBT organization. ♦ The prosecution service moved to quash the printer’s conviction. ♦ The HFHR has submitted an amicus […]


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