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Tussle Over Judges Turns Into Constitutional Crisis in Poland

Poland is locked in constitutional crisis after the ruling conservatives appointed five judges to the highest judicial body in a move the opposition said was illegal. Opposition politicians and liberal media accused the government, which made the appointments during an evening parliament session on Wednesday, of seeking to take charge of democratic institutions in Poland. One parliament member said the ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) was emulating Hungary's nationalist Prime...

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