The independence of Poland's judiciary hangs in the balance. Many judges there feel under threat, and their resistance is growing.
The Council of Europe has demanded that Poland change how it appoints judges. That may be too little, too late: A new law seems intended to do away with the judiciary's independence, DW's Bernd Riegert reports.
Jewish life is returning to Poland, but it’s a painstaking process – one that isn't made any easier by the current government’s policies on commemoration. Rina Soloveitchik pays a visit to a Jewish community in Warsaw.
The opposition dismissed the changes as "a lie" and warned the EU against accepting the "cosmetic changes." The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party had resisted any concessions for months before Thursday's announcement.
The Law and Justice (PiS) party has elected its own candidates to the country's judicial oversight body. The decision to purge the supposedly impartial body has sparked a political crisis and drawn the ire of Brussels.
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