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Interview with Kamila Gasiuk-Pihowicz

Interview with Kamila Gasiuk-Pihowicz

What happens in Poland? What happens in Poland, one of the largest member States of the European Union (EU), is not a mere domestic issue, it concerns all EU members. We have been a leading country for change in terms of economic development and respect of democracy and human rights, also thanks to EU membership. It is really sad for

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Interview with President Andrzej Rzeplinski

Interview with President Andrzej Rzeplinski

Andrzej Rzeplinski is a lawyer specializing in criminal law, a constitutional judge and President of the Constitutional Tribunal of Poland since the 3rd of December 2010. He welcomes me in his office in Warsaw, just a week before the expiration of his 6-year term, 19th December 2016. Last 24 October in an interview with Le Monde you said that Poland

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step forward for the right to know

step forward for the right to know

On 29 November was held the Conference “SOS State of Law: unlocking the right to know”, promoted by the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty and the Global Committee for the Rule of Law – Marco Pannella (GCRL), together with IAI, SIOI, ISISC and Hands Off Cain. The conference was opened by the President of the Senate Pietro Grasso, who offered

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“All different, all equal” Conference in Turin 21 November 2016

“All different, all equal” Conference in Turin 21 November 2016

LGBT Situation in contemporary societies: from the rights of somebody to the rights of everyone Monday November 21st 2016, h. 14:45 Sala Viglione A round table to enhance thinking about the transational situation of lgbt communities, concerning both personal securities for LGBT people in the act of free and informed choice about their sexual orientation and the legal protection they

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Protect supporters of the Rule of Law in Poland

Protect supporters of the Rule of Law in Poland

We stand in solidarity with Andrzej Rzeplinski, President of the Constitutional Tribunal of Poland, who in an interview for Le Monde of 26 October 2016 voiced its deep concern about the attack on the rule of law on the part of the Government led by the majority party in Parliament, Law and Justice (PiS), headed by Jaroslaw Kaczynski. Judge Rzeplinski, whose term

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Rome Conference 29th November 2016

Rome Conference 29th November 2016

SOS Rule of Law: unlocking the Right to Know Rome, Senate of the Republic 29 November 2016 15:00 – 18:30 Introductory remarks Pietro Grasso President of the Senate of the Republic Speakers Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata Ambassador, President of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law – Marco Pannella, former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Italy Franco Frattini President

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The Dangerous Myth of Rouhani’s Bogus Moderation

The Dangerous Myth of Rouhani’s Bogus Moderation

Today it should be clear that such moderation is not taking hold. There is no longer any serious argument to be made for holding back the shocking truths about the Rouhani administration’s human rights record both before and after Rouhani took office in 2013. There is no longer any reason to assume that Rouhani is substantively different from all the

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