Newsletter 14-20 November 2017
The Congress, organized by the Polish Commissioner for Human Rights to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the institution of independent ombudsman in Poland, will consist of 36 panels on key topics relating to human rights in our country. Registration for the panels enjoys large interest. For some of them, there are no more free seats. In total, over 800 persons have declared their interest in taking part in the congress.
The Commissioner inquired the police about their reaction to racist slogans during the March of Independence and about their intervention concerning the anti-fascist picket held on 11 November [more]. The CHR also submitted an intervention to the District Prosecutor in Warsaw, in which he included an analysis of slogans and symbols (including the Celtic cross) presented by certain participants of the march [more].