The chief justice of Poland’s Supreme Court on Friday accused the right-wing government of staging a “coup” against it through a new law, part of a string of highly controversial reforms.

The EU launched unprecedented disciplinary proceedings against Poland on Wednesday over its judicial reforms which Brussels says threaten the rule of law.

One of the new laws passed by Poland’s rightwing Law and Justice (PiS) and endorsed by President Andrzej Duda empowers the president to decide which judges may stay on in the Supreme Court after the age of 65.

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2 thoughts on “Polish Supreme Court chief says government staging ‘coup’

  1. Damn, that’s messed up. There are trump types all over creating havoc and misery.

    Hopefully this incredibly low point in modern history leads to an awakening in which people finally realize the rulers can only get away with their violent manipulations if we stay on our laxy asses and let them. Apathy and complacency are the twin killers of peace, justice and democracy.

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