Poland faces deepening of constitutional crisis

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Poland’s top court Constitutional Tribunal ruled Wednesday that a recently passed changes to law governing its operations was fully unconstitutional, setting up a heightened conflict with the government which has called the very hearing of the case a violation of the law.

The changes that were passed by Law and Justice (PiS)-dominated parliament at the end of last year and later signed into law by the Polish president Andrzej Duda have neutered the country’s highest court, according to critics.

For the full story, please visit The Warsaw Voice.

Photo: Lukas Plewnia

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