Polish judge enters Supreme Court building, defying government’s new law

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Polish judge Malgorzata Gersdorf walked into the Supreme Court building on Wednesday morning, defying new legislation forcing her to retire as court president and putting the judiciary on a collision course with the government.

Supporters chanting “constitution” and singing the Polish national anthem surrounded her at the entrance as she told reporters: “My presence here is not about politics, I am here to protect the rule of law.”

The is at the centre of mounting conflict between Warsaw’s ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) and the European Union, which accuses Poland...


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