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Polish parliament debates bill critics say undermines judiciary

Reuters Tuesday, 18 July 2017 ()
WARSAW (Reuters) - Surrounded by security guards and amid opposition deputies' shouts of "shame" and "disgrace", Poland's parliament debated a bill on Tuesday that critics say would erode the independence of the judiciary.
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News video: Thousands Protest Against Judicial Reforms Outside Polish Parliament Building in Warsaw

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Thousands gathered outside the Polish Parliament building in Warsaw on July 16 to demonstrate against new legislation set to give the ruling Law and Justice Party party greater control over the judiciary branch.The bill, initially passed on July 14 by the Parliament, emboldens the Law and Justice...

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