Polish opposition warns of ‘Polexit’ ahead of European vote

By |april 8th, 2019|Civic Platform, EU elections 2019, Grzegorz Schetyna, News, PiS, Poland|

A coalition of Polish opposition parties on Saturday (6 April) launched its campaign for May's European elections by warning that the governing eurosceptic PiS party could drive the country out of the European Union.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Polish opposition warns of ‘Polexit’ ahead of European vote

Openly gay Polish politician launches pro-EU ‘Spring’ party

By |februar 4th, 2019|2019 European elections, Civic Platform, News, PiS, Poland, Robert Biedron, Spring party|

Poland's first openly gay politician on Sunday (3 February) launched "Spring", a progressive political party aimed at challenging the EU country's governing right-wing party accused by critics and the EU of passing reforms that threaten the rule of law.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Openly gay Polish politician launches pro-EU ‘Spring’ party

EU elections: Polish opposition prepares for battle

By |januar 23rd, 2019|Civic Platform, Donald Tusk, European elections 2019, Grzegorz Schetyna, News, Nowoczesna, Palikot, PiS, Poland|

Opinion polls since Poland's local and regional elections in October and November 2018, have consistently put the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) in the lead with between 30% and 40%, depending on methodology. The largest opposition party, the Civic Platform (PO), led by Grzegorz Schetyna, is at 22%.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU elections: Polish opposition prepares for battle

Gdańsk mayor’s murder sends shockwaves through EU

By |januar 14th, 2019|Andrzej Duda, Civic Platform, Donald Tusk, hate speech, Jaroslav Kaczynski, News, PiS, Poland, Solidarnosc|

Paweł Adamowicz, the liberal mayor of the Polish city of Gdańsk, died on Monday (14 January) of his wounds, a day after being stabbed by a man who rushed the stage during a charity event. EU officials said they were devastated and expressed utter shock.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Gdańsk mayor’s murder sends shockwaves through EU

Poland reverses Supreme Court law changes after EU ruling

By |november 22nd, 2018|Article 7, Civic Platform, News, PiS, Poland, polish elections, rule of law|

Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) rushed a legislative amendment through parliament on Wednesday (21 November) reversing changes it had made at the Supreme Court that the European Union had condemned as undemocratic.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland reverses Supreme Court law changes after EU ruling

Tusk lashes out at Trump stance on Europe

By |november 12th, 2018|Civic Platform, Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, European army, European elections 2019, eurosceptics, News, PiS, Poland, polish elections, transatlantic relations|

European Union chief Donald Tusk on Saturday (10 November) accused US President Donald Trump of being averse to a "strong and united" Europe and also warned against the emergence of a "brownshirt" nationalist front in EU elections next year.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tusk lashes out at Trump stance on Europe

Court orders Polish PM to correct election rally comment

By |september 27th, 2018|Civic Platform, eurosceptics, Grzegorz Schetyna, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, PiS, Poland, rule of law|

A court on Wednesday ordered Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to correct within 48 hours comments he made comparing his government's record with its predecessor's, during a crucial election campaign.

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Poland: Fierce reactions to Article 7 threat

By |julij 20th, 2017|Adam Andruszkiewicz, Article 7, Civic Platform, Democracy, Frans Timmermans, Grzegorz Schetyna, Kamila Gasiuk-Pihowicz, Marcin Horała, News, PiS, Poland, Rafał Trzaskowski, Ryszard Petru, Zdzisław Krasnodebski|

On Wednesday (19 July), Frans Timmermans criticised Polish efforts to reform the judiciary, considered threatening to the separation of powers, eroding democracy and rule of law. EURACTIV Poland reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland: Fierce reactions to Article 7 threat

Sanctioning Poland over refugees would be wrong

By |junij 29th, 2017|Asylum seekers, Civic Platform, EU infringements, Law and Justice Party, News, Poland, Refugees, Syria|

The European Commission is threatening Poland with financial penalties for refusing to take in refugees. But that approach misses the bigger picture, writes Bartosz Brzeziński.

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Thousands of anti-government protesters hit streets of Warsaw

By |maj 8th, 2017|Brexit, Civic Platform, Jarosław Kaczyński, Law and Justice Party, News, Poland, rule of law|

Tens of thousands demonstrated in Warsaw against Poland's government on Saturday (6 May), saying the rule of law was at stake after a slew of controversial reforms and appointments to public broadcasters.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Thousands of anti-government protesters hit streets of Warsaw