The party of Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk said on Thursday it would vote to have the country’s main opposition leader tried at a special tribunal on charges of leading a witch hunt against rivals while his party was in power. Continue reading
Poland’s Interior Ministry says that it is working with human rights organizations to investigate allegations of mistreatment of illegal immigrants in detention centers. Continue reading
The European Commission has said that Poland’s prosecution of a rock group for “blasphemy” is out of tune with European values.
It said on Wednesday (31 October) in a written statement for EUobserver that “national blasphemy laws are a matter for the domestic legal order of the member states.” Continue reading
Poland’s Supreme Court opened the way on Monday for a blasphemy verdict against a rock musician who tore up a Bible on stage, a case that has pitted deep Catholic traditions against a new desire for free expression. Continue reading
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has referred to shale gas as Poland’s “great chance.” But until recently, the Polish government has not acted to demonstrate that nurturing the shale gas industry was a priority. Continue reading
Poland’s government will approve a long-awaited new shale gas law during its sitting next week, Prime Minister Donald Tusk said on Tuesday. Continue reading
Poland wants its new shale gas law to go into force next year, Piotr Wozniak, the deputy environment minister responsible for the draft law said on Wednesday, but added that it would be best if a shale gas tax waited until at least 2016. Continue reading
Police in Poland have launched an investigation after photographs were posted on a school website of 14-year-old children licking whipped cream from the knees of a priest.
The series of pictures show boys and girls, apparently pretending to be cats, approaching the priest, seated in a battered armchair, on all fours. Continue reading
Two weeks before unveiling its next-generation iPhone, Apple was busy filing a lawsuit against Polish grocery site A.pl.
As reported by Polish news outlet Telepolis, Apple is railing against the online deli site because its title is just a little too reminiscent of the Cupertino-based company’s moniker. Continue reading
Judge blasts Poles who try to avoid deportation and rules prisons in Poland ‘meet human rights obligations’
A senior judge yesterday cracked down on Poles clogging up the British courts to avoid facing justice in their homeland.
He said the courts had been inundated with appeals against extradition based on ‘unfounded’ complaints about conditions in Polish prisons. Continue reading