The practice of the European arrest warrant in Poland as an issuing country
This report is one of four country reports outlining the findings of the EU-funded research project “Beyond Surrender” which was conducted in four different EU Member States (Poland, Romania, Lithuania and Spain) between 2016 and 2018.
Within the project, the researchers looked at the use and abuse of the European arrest warrant, and its impact on the lives of defendants and their families. The project was implemented under the coordination of Fair Trials Europe based in Belgium in cooperation with four non-governmental
organisations – Human Rights Monitoring Institute (Lithuania), Apador-CH (Romania), and Rights International Spain (Spain). In Poland, it was conducted by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (hereinafter: “HFHR”).
Date of publication: May 2018