After the conservative Law and Justice Party swept to victory in elections last October, the opposition is fighting to preserve democracy. With a climate of fear hampering their efforts, will a major demonstration they’ve planned get off the ground?
Polish President Andrzej Duda's surprising counterproposal on judicial reform has provoked criticism from many sides. That's because it's clear Duda wants to build up his own power. Paul Flückiger reports from Warsaw.
Poland and Hungary are fighting against refugee redistribution, despite a clear ruling from the EU's highest court. Poland's right-wing government has copied many of its recent anti-democratic measures from Hungary.
President Duda's veto of two judicial reform bills has called government unity into question. Opposition politicians are hoping that Duda's rejection of Kaczynski's proposals may split the Law and Justice party.
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