Poland
© Grzegorz Żukowski
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Overview

The government continued to implement legal and policy changes that undermined the independence of the judiciary. Dozens of judges who spoke out against those changes faced disciplinary proceedings. The courts continued to uphold the rights of peaceful protesters, including those who engaged in civil disobedience.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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