Poland set to back judicial overhaul, defying protesters and EU

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Poland ‘s senate was expected to back new powers letting politicians appoint supreme court judges, defying protesters massed in the streets overnight against what they see as a move towards authoritarian rule.

Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said he would not give into pressure at home or abroad on the judicial reform bill, setting up a confrontation with the EU, which has given Warsaw a week to drop the plans, calling them a challenge to democracy.

Tens of thousands gathered in cities across  Poland  into the early hours of Friday, some...


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Poland set to back judicial overhaul, defying protesters and EU


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