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Girls at a Kaczynski party rally (Photo: pis.org.pl)

Judicial affair: Polish juggernaut rolls on

Poland's political masters have extended their control over the supreme court, while continuing to denigrate EU concerns.

The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party made it easier for itself to name the next supreme court head under an amendment signed by Polish president Andrzej Duda on Thursday (26 July).

Thousands of people protested against the move outside his residence in Warsaw, amid scuffles with police.

Protests also took place in 14 other towns, including Gdansk, Krak...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Girls at a Kaczynski party rally (Photo: pis.org.pl)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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