A fierce critic of the Polish government, who is facing legal challenges from the country’s ruling party, has spoken out against what he believes are “politically motivated” efforts to silence him.
The death of liberal democracy has been announced prematurely. But without efforts to counter populism and pessimism, it could become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Polish democracy is being subject to the boiling frog strategy via the adoption of unconstitutional legislation without, however, any risk for the ruling party as effective constitutional review has now been neutralised.
Open letter to the European Commission
Poland remembers victims of presidential plane crash
The bodies of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria have been exhumed as part of a new investigation into the Smolensk plane crash.