Poland's constitutional court to determine fate of human rights office
By 21 October 2020
Constitutional Court of Poland (photo credit: Lukas Plewnia/flickr)
Poland’s constitutional court is considering a ruling that will determine the fate of one of the last state bodies that has kept its independence from the populist right-wing government. [ . . . ] Since the populist party, Law and Justice, won power in 2015, it has taken control of almost all state institutions, putting its patriotic, conservative stamp on museums and cultural institutes and turning state media into a propaganda arm of government. Most controversially, it has put its loyalists at the helm of top courts and judicial bodies, in some cases violating the law to do so.
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