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Dutch court blocks extraditions to Poland

A court in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands, ruled Thursday "no more people will be handed over to Poland for the time being" under the European Arrest Warrant due to political pressure on the Polish judiciary. The Dutch court submitted extra questions on Polish judicial independence to the EU tribunal in Luxembourg, it said. The European Commission has also triggered a sanctions procedure and court injunctions against Poland on the issue.

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