Judges from across the European Union joined thousands of protesters as they marched through central Warsaw on Saturday to protest the Polish governments proposed reforms of the judiciary system, feared by protesters of undermining judicial independence.
Judges can be seen wearing traditional black dress and marching through the streets, where many Polish and European Union flags can be seen... Еще.
«We stand with the Polish judges because they are seeking and making sure that there will be independence, but most of all we are here to make sure and to protect the rule of law because that is what judges pursue,» said Irish judge John MacMenamin, who participated in the event.
The EU has accused the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party of politicising the judiciary ever since it came to power in 2015. PiS argues that the reforms are necessary to make Poland's courts more efficient.