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Hostility towards Christian values is growing in European Institutions, Polish politician and philosopher says
Flag of the European Union | Alexey Larionov / Unsplash (CC0) The European Commission’s 2022 Rule of Law report has once again singled out Poland and Hungary , accusing both countries of not addressing “serious concerns,” including breaches in their judiciary and media systems. The report identified stark differences between the EU and the two countries. But one Polish member of the European Parliament has raised serious questions about the legitimacy of the report.
The annually published document, initiated in 2020, is meant to provide a general overview of the state of the rule of law in all 27 member states and includes tips for democratic improvements.
Considered the EU’s poor performers in terms of respect for the rule of law for years, the conservative and Eurosceptic governments of the two Eastern European countries claim to be under attack from progressive forces in the EU leadership for refusing to accept their political agenda, particularly on issues relating to life, gender, LGBT groups, and immigration.
The rule of law report particularly criticized Poland for its system of disciplinary proceedings against judges that are, according to the Commission, based on the content of their judicial decisions. The country’s legal system is considered too favorable […]