We are an independent, apolitical and self-governing association of Polish judges.
Our main mission is to defend freedom and civil rights, which are the democratic foundations of Poland - a member of the the European Union.
We have been operating for more than 25 years, also as part of different international organisations of judges. We associate over 3,500 judges, most of them in Poland.

An open letter addressed to polish judges by Union Syndicale des Magistrats (USM)

The letter is available here (pdf).

Statement of ABA President Judy Perry Martinez Re: Polish judiciary

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2019 – The American Bar Association welcomes the recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Poland, which found that the court’s Polish Disciplinary Chamber and the National Council of the Judiciary are not sufficiently independent from executive and legislative authorities. Both entities have been criticized by Polish civil society and international rule-of-law organizations for exerting improper political influence on Poland’s judicial system.  On Nov. 19, the ...

European Parliament: Rule of law in Poland and Hungary has worsened

More regular and structured hearings needed, followed by concrete recommendations Parliament wants to be formally involved in hearings with national authorities Call for an EU permanent mechanism on democracy, rule of law and fundamental rights The EU’s discussions with Poland and Hungary have not yet led these countries to realign with the EU’s founding values, Parliament warned on Thursday. In a resolution adopted with 446 votes to 178 and 41 abstentions, MEPs note that reports and...

Manuel Soares: Dziekujemy, dziekujemy, dziekujemy

O fim do Estado de direito num país da União, qualquer que ele seja, representará o fim do nosso sistema comum de protecção dos direitos humanos e sociais e o fim da democracia, tal como a conhecemos.

more: https://www.publico.pt/2020/01/15/mundo/opiniao/dziekujemy-dziekujemy-dziekujemy-1900356