For months activists have camped out in front of the Polish Parliament in Warsaw. They're counting the days since the ruling Law and Justice party undermined the separation of power in Poland by refusing to publish a constitutional court judgement.
Hundreds of people have gathered in front of the Polish parliament to protest plans to tighten access to abortions in the mainly Catholic country. Lawmakers proposed changes to the abortion law earlier in the week.
Poland's conservative Law and Justice Party (PiS) is whittling away at the country's democracy. Contrary to its claim, recent judiciary reforms are not about "returning the courts to the people," writes Bartosz Dudek.
The Polish government is taking aim at the country’s justice system, intent on pushing through reforms that critics are warning could threaten the separation of powers.
New reforms to Poland's judiciary would put it under more political influence. Waldemar Zurek, the spokesman for Poland's National Council of the Judiciary, told DW that the rule of law is under threat.
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