The independence of Poland's judiciary hangs in the balance. Many judges there feel under threat, and their resistance is growing.
Warsaw must "immediately suspend" the legal changes that force their Supreme Court judges to retire, according to the European Court of Justice. The disputed reform had prompted protests in Poland.
The bashing by the US of the International Criminal Court shows a double standard tolerated at international level but it also lets human rights abusers off the hook in Africa in particular, writes DW’s Isaac Mugabi.
Poland sees Ukrainian human rights activist Lyudmyla Kozlovska as an enemy of the state. But the German parliament has invited her to speak in Berlin, putting a chill on already frosty relations with Warsaw.
Robert Biedron is a politician for openness and a hero to Poland's left. The challenge the current mayor of Slupsk poses to the country's establishment has drawn comparisons to French President Emmanuel Macron.
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