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News from the House of the Helsinki Foundation For Human Rights in Warsaw - 2013

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Controversy over benefits paid by Social Insurance Institution

Letters received by the HFHR indicate that SII expert physicians and court experts issue contradictory decisions regarding the health condition of persons applying for accident benefits. This type of payments is awarded for work-related injury or occupational disease. 10 Jul 2013 »

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Message for Turkish Prime Minister

The HFHR sent a letter to Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan firmly opposing the latest announcements made by representatives of the Turkish government. The officials declared that the military may be used to suppress the protests erupting in Turkish cities. They also mentioned declaring martial law. 04 Jul 2013 »

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World Refugee Day

In the wake of the last week’s World Refugee Day and the Government’s adoption of a draft of the new Foreigners Act, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and the Association for Legal Intervention would like to point the attention of the public to the detrimental effects of the new law on foreigners staying in guarded centres. 04 Jul 2013 »

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HFHR statement on streamlining public hearing procedure

The Foundation presented its proposals to streamline parliamentary public hearing procedure. In practice, the process is rarely used. So far, the 7th Term Sejm of the Republic of Poland has held only four public hearings. “Adopting a resolution to hold a public hearing of a bill is a difficult task in its own right: it requires a majority of votes in a committee which debates on the bill. In consequence, proposals sponsored by the Opposition are unlikely to succeed”, observes Michał Szwast, a lawyer with the HFHR. 03 Jul 2013 »

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Border Guard inquired about guidelines for EU citizen partner’s entrance right

The HFHR has requested the Chief Commissioner of the Border Guard to disclose information on the application of provisions concerning the right of entry to Poland for third country partners of EU citizens. Recently, the Provincial Administrative Court has returned two judgments revoking decisions of the Border Guard denying entry to Poland for non EU-partners of two Poles. 26 Jun 2013 »

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