POSTS BY Martin Mycielski

Appeal to the independent Judges of the Supreme Court

Judges of the Civil Chamber,Judges of the Criminal Chamber, Judges of the Labour Law and Social Security Chamber,Legally appointed Judges of the Supreme Court, We are appealing to you, motivated by the utmost concern, to keep fighting for an independent Supreme Court, free from political pressure. It is the most important court for Polish citizens and […]

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Corona Constitutional #18: Zu wenig, zu spät?

Die EU-Kommission hat bekannt gegeben, Polen wegen des sog. “Maulkorbgesetzes” gegen die unabhängige Justiz mit einem Vertragsverletzungsverfahren zu überziehen – endlich, wie viele sagen würden. Ob das reicht, ob das zu spät kommt angesichts der gnadenlosen Politik der geschaffenen Fakten, die die polnische Regierung an den Tag legt, darüber spricht Max Steinbeis in der heutigen Folge unseres Krisenpodcasts mit dem Demokratie-Aktivisten MARTIN MYCIELSKI von der Open Dialogue Foundation.

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When Will the EU Commission Act?

When can we expect the European Commission to launch an infringement action against the “muzzle law”? When will the European Commission act to sanction Polish authorities’ refusal to comply with the Court of Justice’s A. K. preliminary ruling of 19 November 2019? When will the European Commission apply for financial sanctions following Polish authorities’ public refusal to immediately and fully comply with the Court of Justice’s interim relief order of 8 April 2020 in respect of the so-called “disciplinary chamber”? When will the European Commission launch an infringement action in respect of the unlawful actions of the so-called “Constitutional Tribunal”?

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The Authoritarian Regime Survival Guide

This text was published in social media in January 2017 in a series of improvised, spontaneous tweets, which reached 3 million views within one month. Their common element was their trademark signature, “- With love, your Eastern European friends”, and the accompanying hashtag #LearnFromEurope. Excerpts and summaries were published by various on-line media, but this is the first time it is published as a whole.

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