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Ruling widens rift over Warsaw’s moves to increase control over a judiciary it claims is in dire need of a purge.
Slovakia has been the only V4 country to express willingness to take in up to 1,200 migrants, but only with the government’s consent.
Poland, Baltic countries are anxiously watching the development of ongoing summit, hoping for increased security pledges.
Farmers around the Baltic Sea affected by dry, hot conditions, with small harvests also predicted in Central Europe.
Attempts to bend – and even break – the judicial system throughout Central Europe do not bode well for the future of the sector’s independence in the region.
Chief justice and other judges could be forced to retire unless the EU can derail a divisive new law.
A recent report from human rights organization Amnesty International has also criticized Poland for a ‘climate of uncertainty and fear.’
Poland, long a major source of emigration, is increasingly becoming a magnet for workers from poorer countries to its east.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski’s recent disappearance from the political scene shows the impending disaster caused by such centralized rule.