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Poland no friend to women

Poland no friend to women

In October, police in several Polish cities raided the offices of two nongovernmental organizations that support domestic violence victims and promote women's rights. The official rationale for the raids was a search for evidence linked to alleged wrongdoing by the previous government's Ministry of Justice. But the timing was suspicious.

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Free Expression & the Law | Poland

  • Media freedom NGOs ask Polish defence minister to drop complaint against journalist
  • Media freedom NGOs ask Polish defence minister to drop complaint against journalist

    An investigative reporter for the independent newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, Tomasz Piatek is facing a possible two to three-year jail sentence in a case that is being prepared by military prosecutors and could be heard by a military court.

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