Tag: Law and Justice Party

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Central European Countries Pledge Nationalist Revolution For EU After Brexit

Leaders of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia will present their vision for a more nationalist European Union (EU) at a summit in Bratislava next week. They will argue for an EU that has strong borders and protects the national identities of its member states, but has limited ability to interfere with countries’ domestic matters.

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Poland’s Populists Panic, Ask Britain To Hold Second Referendum

Law and Justice (PiS) party leader has demanded Britain hold a second referendum on membership of the European Union (EU) but warns that first, the union must “radically change”. Describing the UK’s decision to leave the EU as something “very

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Poland Dismisses EU Criticism As Unwarranted, Non-Binding

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government on Thursday rejected a critical assessment of its first months in office from the European Union, arguing that the bloc’s complaints were unauthorized and non-binding. A day after the European Commission slammed some of

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EU Threatens Poland With Sanctions Over Right Wing Govt

The European Commission yesterday has yet again criticised Poland for endangering the rule of law and potentially undermining democracy. Although it could result in sanctions against the country, the reaction from members of the governing Law and Justice Party (PiS) has been

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European Parliament To Accuse Poland Of Undermining ‘Constitutional Democracy’

The European Parliament tomorrow votes on a resolution accusing the Polish government of undermining “constitutional democracy”, calling for further action if they do not implement decisions from Poland’s highest court. The resolution is the latest attack on Poland’s centre-right government for overhauling the Constitutional Tribunal

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EU Continues To Punish Poland For Its Right-Wing Eurosceptic Government

Continuing its campaign against the newly-elected centre-right Polish government, the European Commission has launched an unprecedented formal investigation into the rule of law in Poland. In a move representing the first time European Union (EU) authorities have instituted such an

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PICTURES: 50,000 Polish Nationalists March On Warsaw, Burn EU Flags

Tens of thousands of Polish nationalists descended on Warsaw, Poland yesterday to mark the nation’s independence day. Demonstrators burned the European Union (EU) flag and banners on display compared EU membership to Soviet occupation. The event, which saw attendance from

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Polls Predict Solid Conservative Victory In Polish General Election

Poland’s conservative opposition is poised to win Sunday’s general election, according to final polls which suggest that its welfare promises and anti-refugee rhetoric have helped clinch a hefty lead over the governing centrists. Analysts however also insist the departure last