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.

ECBA Statement on the judicial independence in Poland

The ECBA has received recently alarming information concerning the current situation of judges in Poland. According to this information, there are multiple ongoing disciplinary proceedings and other repressive measures against judges.  In this Statement the ECBA expresses grave concerns regarding the repression and obstructions facing judges in Poland. http://www.ecba.org/extdocserv/20191030_ECBAStatement_Poland.pdf...

Call to respect human rights of detained judges and prosecutors in Turkey

Judges for Judges and three other European Associations of Judges together form the Platform for an Independent Judiciary in Turkey.This partnership has published a letter with an appeal to the respect of basic human rights of detained judges and prosecutors. It gives special attention to the dramatic case of judge Sultani Temel, who has been imprisoned with her five-year-old daughter for years now. more: https://www.rechtersvoorrechters.nl/call-to-respect-human-rights-of-detained-judges-and-pr...

Report on the current situation of the judiciary in Poland – October 7th 2019

The National Board of Polish Judges Association “Iustitia”  resolution on demanding the right disciplinary spokespersons to undertake explanatory actions. Referring to the recent events and numerous media publications about the functioning of troll farm at the Ministry of Justice - a group of people under the leadership of the former Deputy Minister of Justice Łukasz Piebiak, whose aim was to create an organized hate campaign on long-term depreciation of other judges, including un...

Report: Current situation in the judiciary in Poland - 22.09. 2019

Report on the current situation in the judiciary in Poland - 22.09. 2019 Judges Krystian Markiewicz, Bartłomiej Starosta, Dorota Zabłudowska, Monika Frąckowiak, Katarzyna Kałwak, Monika Ciemięga refused to appear at the summons of disciplinary spokesmen for judges. The Association of Polish Judges "Iustitia" published their statements. Judge Krystian Markiewicz: "As an independent judge, I decided not to appear today at the call of disciplinary spokesmen Schab, Lasota and R...