It’s reaping the advantages whereas ignoring its guidelines.
Poland is altering. In 2015, PiS, a nationalist, right-wing get together, gained an absolute majority in each homes of the Polish parliament and the presidency. Since then, PiS has been systematically taking over the nation’s judicial department by packing the courts with loyalist judges and threatening judicial independence.
This has introduced PiS right into a confrontation with the European Union, of which Poland is a member; the EU has guidelines that require member nations have an impartial court docket system. These guidelines had been designed to guard nations from becoming authoritarian. However PiS has merely ignored the EU.
It’s a surprising flip for a rustic that, only a few years in the past, was hailed as certainly one of Europe’s most promising young democracies. PiS is placing Poland’s democracy in danger whereas additionally undermining the European Union.