Commissioner: Poland under the supervision

Commissioner: Poland under the supervision

World January 3, 2016 11:49

brussels - The German Günther Oettinger eurocommissarris wants Poland coming under supervision. The reason for the measure is the controversial new media law adopted by Poland.

Oettinger (Media) states in the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine that Poland could lose voting rights in Brussels as the country does not add up. He goes next week proposals in the European Commission.

According to Polish media law, which parliament right at the end of the year accepted a hurry, the government can appoint directors and chief editors of public broadcasting itself and firing. Our main concern is that public service broadcasting loses its main function, namely to inform citizens independently, '' said the Commissioner.

It is not the first act of the new government elected in October, which is under attack. Recently, the President of Poland signed a law that confines the gourmand power and independence of the Constitutional Court. By law, the Constitutional Court should no longer control the government. There, too, the European Commission expressed its concern and they warned of an erosion of the rule of law.

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