‘Don’t IGNORE us!’ Meddling EU begs Poland to STOP 'threatening' justice reforms

‘Don’t IGNORE us!’ Meddling EU begs Poland to STOP 'threatening' justice reforms
 

Poland is planning a number of changes to the way its justice system is run, with the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party seeking to increase its control after a huge electoral success in 2015.
The nationalist and eurosceptic party want to give justice ministers the power to hire and fire senior judges - something that has raised concerns among European Union chiefs. 
Frans Timmermans, the vice-president of the European Commission, urged Warsaw not to “ignore” Brussels and respect its more moderate approach to law across the bloc. 
The Dutch politician said PiS already had such a strong... read more

 
6 November 2017 in World News, Views: 42
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