Newshound for 30 June 2022

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During a hearing of the European Parliament’s Special Committee on Foreign Interference in all Democratic Processes, European Commissioner Věra Jourová has affirmed that Poland has not reached the milestones for the recovery and resilience plan.

Source: Daniel Freund

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‘Judiciary in Poland: an ongoing decay of the rule of law’. If you are a Polish judge and you intend to apply European standards on judicial independence, think twice, writes Professor Maciej Taborowski. You are facing suspension, as well as disciplinary and criminal proceedings. Either the end of your career or, at best, a long and unpleasant break. Read his article.

Source: Rule of Law in Poland

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As reported by Hungarian journalist Katalin Halmai, the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union is planning to organise a hearing about the situation of the Rule of law in Hungary in October under the Article 7 procedure. A hearing about the situation in Poland is not on the agenda. Read her tweet.

Source: Katalin Halmai

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