Poland: Fresh anti-government protest in Warsaw

| Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 15:44
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Poland: Anti-govt. protest in Warsaw continue

Poland: Anti-govt. protest in Warsaw continue

Warsaw: Accusing the  the governing conservatives of running an undemocratic administration that violates European values, Thousands of people took it to the streets in Warsaw to protest against the Polish government. 
The Law and Justice party has drawn criticism from the European Commission for its reforms of judicial, surveillance, and media laws.
The government passed legal amendments late last year which change the way the Constitutional Court operates.
Critics claim the changes mean the court is now unable to examine government legislation. The issue has sparked mass protests in Poland.
Recently approved media laws have placed public radio and TV under a new national media council and have given the treasury minister the right to hire and fire management.

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