Newsletter Commissioner for Human Rights in Poland 23 - 29 May 2017
Newsletter 23 -29 May 2017
The CHR calls for restraint in the language of political debate
The tone of many public statements in our country has reached the level of political and cultural war. Some words and expressions are used which violate human dignity and divide citizens into different categories. (...) I would prefer people who express their views in public to start with confirming that "all people are born free and equal" and that all Poles (and voters) have the same rights, regardless of their political views, religion or social status, appealed Adam Bodnar to politicians, asking for more restraint in public statements [more].
The CHR’s regional meetings in the Mazowieckie voivodeship
Consequences of the failure to pay alimony
On 31 May, new legislation will come into force, making it possible to impose penalties for non-payment of alimony already after three months. Some of the penalties may be served under the Electronic Surveillance System, as had been postulated by the Expert Committee on Alimony Payments. On 30 May, results of the survey on public perception of non-payment of alimony were published [more].