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News from the House of the Helsinki Foundation For Human Rights in Warsaw - 2012

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Poland’s migration policy

On 31 July 2012, the Government adopted a document entitled “Poland’s Migration Policy – Current Status and Proposed Course of Action”. The proposed solutions, designed for economic and forced migrants, involve legalisation procedures, integration and combating illegal migration. 13 Jul 2012 »

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Obstacles in access to pre-trial investigation files

Increasingly more people address the Foundation claiming they have a problem with accessing files from pre-trial investigation, which contain evidence in support of a motion to impose pre-trial detention. The obstacles encountered by suspects and their counsel in their efforts to have the files disclosed may lead to a violation of the equality of arms principle and the principle of adversarial nature of criminal proceeding. 12 Jul 2012 »

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OSCE criticises Poland for retaining the offence of defamation

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, issued a letter to the Polish Minister of Justice, Jarosław Gowin, regarding the offence of defamation. Dunja Mijatović argues that protesting against Andrzej Poczobut being sentenced by a Belarusian court for defaming President Lukashenko, and simultaneously retaining a controversial legal regulation, makes Poland lose its credibility. 05 Jul 2012 »

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Organisations warn about a difficult situation of migrant children in Poland

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, Amnesty International, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, the Polish Humanitarian Action and the Association for Legal Intervention warn about a difficult situation of migrant children in Poland. In 2011, more than 500 foreign children, including refugee children, and their guardians were detained and placed in guarded centres for foreigners. 04 Jul 2012 »

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Appeal on ill-treatment of Ales Belyatsky in a penal colony

The HFHR has appealed to Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament and to the European External Action Service on the conditions of detention and treatment of Ales Belyatsky, a Belarusian human rights defender, who is currently serving his time in a penal colony. Mr Belyatsky was sentenced to four and half years in a high-security colony and property forfeiture for alleged tax evasion. 27 Jun 2012 »

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