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Administrative court to rule on transcription of birth certificate of child raised in LGBT family

The Provincial Administrative Court in Kraków will hear a prosecutor’s complaint against the transcription of a foreign birth certificate in which two women are listed as parents. In October 2018, the Supreme Administrative Court dismissed held that this kind of transcription was admissible. The HFHR has entered its appearance and applied for a leave to […]

HFHR report: access to asylum procedure at Poland’s external borders. Current state of affairs and future challenges

A recently published report of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, entitled Access to Asylum Procedure at the external borders of Poland. Current State of Affairs and Future Challenges, discusses access to the asylum procedure at the Eastern border of Poland.

HFHR responds to suspicions of Police violence

The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights has expressed concern about the discontinuance of proceedings against the police officers who, as Paweł Stefaniak alleges, might have abused their powers during Mr Stefaniak’s arrest.


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