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

Image: HFHR intervenes in response to anti-Semitic assaults in the Lublin region

HFHR intervenes in response to anti-Semitic assaults in the Lublin region

The HFHR requested General Krzysztof Bondaryk, head of the Internal Security Agency, to take decisive actions in the case of repetitive anti-Semitic assaults in Lublin. In its intervention, the HFHR recalled the case of Tomasz Pietrasiewicz, leader of The Grodzka Gate –Theatre NN in Lublin. 27 Jun 2012 »

Image: Legal advisor trainee may not be a judicial assistant to a Supreme Administrative Court

Legal advisor trainee may not be a judicial assistant to a Supreme Administrative Court

The Supreme Court dismissed the cessation appeal of M.R., a former assistant to a Supreme Administrative Court judge and a trainee legal advisor, indicating that a role of a judicial assistant may not be combined with a legal advisor’s professional training. 21 Jun 2012 »

Image: 32 non-governmental organisations has issued an open letter on the Assemblies Act

32 non-governmental organisations has issued an open letter on the Assemblies Act

An open letter concerning the amendment to the Assemblies Act has been a joint initiative involving 32 NGOs, including the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, the Association of Leaders of Local Civic Groups, the Stefan Batory Foundation, the Panoptykon Foundation, the Campaign against Homophobia and the Association for Legal Intervention. 20 Jun 2012 »

Image: Poland responsible for another violation of the prohibition of inhuman treatment 
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Poland responsible for another violation of the prohibition of inhuman treatment

The European Court of Human Rights released the judgment in the case Grzywaczewski v. Poland. Once again, ECtHR found that Poland had violated Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, prohibiting the use of torture or other inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment. 14 Jun 2012 »

Image: The United Nations Human Rights Council presented recommendations to Poland

The United Nations Human Rights Council presented recommendations to Poland

During a session in Geneva the United Nations Human Rights Council made an evaluation of the Poland’s record of compliance with the country’s human rights obligations under the Universal Periodic Review, UPR. The Council issued as many as 124 recommendations to Poland. 13 Jun 2012 »

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