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Polish parliament - guarding human rights? | openDemocracy


Mar 3, 2014 ... The decision by the Polish parliament to set up a subcommittee for the implementation of European Court of Human Rights judgments is a ...

2010 Human Rights Report: Poland - US Department of State


Apr 8, 2011 ... Among the country's principal human rights problems were police ..... Eleven of the country's 50 members of the European Parliament were women. ..... in part to the presence of more than 200 police officers and city guards.

Brussels shares responsibility for Poland's rule-of-law crisis | Human ...


Jan 11, 2016 ... Brussels shares responsibility for Poland's rule-of-law crisis ... won elections in Poland, the government rushed a law through parliament that risks ... for Human Rights, a leading nongovernmental organization in Poland, has ...

Polish right sweeps parliamentary elections – POLITICO


Oct 25, 2015 ... WARSAW — A right-wing wave on Sunday swept out Poland's ruling ... politicians brought new rebel parties into the Polish parliament, or Sejm.

Parliaments and the European Court of Human Rights 12 May 2015 ...


European Court of Human Rights; representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of .... Committee on Human Rights in the UK) or sub-committee (e.g. Poland and Romania) to a ..... Polish Constitution it stands guard over their independence.

Migrants in the Mediterranean: Protecting human rights - European ...


Dec 10, 2015 ... human rights of migrants before entering the EU by sea or after they have left the ... represent the official position of the European Parliament. .... their interception by coast guards and possible expulsion to their country of origin ..... Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, ...

Poland | Country report | Nations in Transit | 2015 - Freedom House


Center-right PO, in coalition with the agrarian Polish Peoples' Party (PSL), ... European Parliament and local government elections in 2014 featured low ... In 2014, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg ruled that Poland had ...... their realization: Press as the “fourth power” that stands on guard of democracy or ...

Russia Elects Retired Police Chief as Human Rights Ombudsman


Apr 22, 2016 ... The Russian parliament on Friday elected a retired senior police officer to serve as ... Her nomination, however, enraged Russia's human rights .... Turkey's Erdogan Focuses on Spiritual Movement Scientists in Poland Race to ...

Polish Senate calls for recognizing Volyn massacre as genocide


Jul 8, 2016 ... The Upper Chamber (Senate) of the Polish Parliament has adopted a resolution on ... Sea Breeze 2016: Video shows Ukrainian border guards air dropped ... 15: 40 Turkey to suspend European Convention on Human Rights.

Transplantation and Adaptation: The Evolution of the Human Rights ...


May 1, 2011 ... liamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Parliamentary & Health Service .... ministrative justice and guarding against further human rights viola- ... For example, Poland uses the “commissioner for civil rights protec-.

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The role of parliaments in implementing ECHR standards: overview ...


Oct 13, 2014 ... Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) standards, as well as the .... and Dominika Bychawska-Siniarska, 'Polish ParliamentGuarding Human.

POLAND 2014 Human Rights Report - US Embassy and Consulate ...


Observers considered the parliamentary elections in 2011 free and fair. Prime ... and during questioning, abuse of prisoners by guards, compulsory hormone therapy to lower ... POLAND. 2. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014.

Poland | Human Rights Watch


Poland's lengthy investigation into secret CIA detention continues amid criticism and a lack of transparency. The European Court of Human Rights ruled in 2014 ...