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10th September 2021
Institutional law

‘Our Rule of Law Festival’ to be held in Groningen to discuss the situation in Poland

The University of Groningen will hold the ‘Our Rule of Law Festival’ on 17-18 September, where the judiciary and media independence in Poland will be discussed.

Some of the participants of the Festival will be Polish judge Igor Tuleya, who is subject to disciplinary measures and who has been stripped of his immunity; journalist Anna Wojcik, who writes for the independent Polish media OKO.Press; and filmmaker Kacper Lisowski, co-director of the documentary ‘A Thousand Robes’. Other significant personalities such as Polish judge Dariusz Mazur, journalist Maciej Knapik and attorneys like Aleksandra Gliszczynska-Grabias, Paulina Kieskowska and Michal Wawrykiewicz will also take part in the Festival.

The event has been developed by four students from the International and European Law programme at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen, and is supported by Amnesty International, Helsinki Committee Netherlands, European Law Students’ Association, University of Groningen, Meijers Committee, Netherlands Society for International Affairs and Nexus Student Association.

Read the University of Groningen’s press release here, or sign up to the Festival here.

 

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