Polish Government Abolishes National Council Against Racial Discrimination

The Council Against Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance was set up by the previous government led by the liberal Civic Platform party, who were voted out of office last October after they agreed with the European Union (EU) that the country would take several thousand non-European migrants.

The Law and Justice (PiS) party was elected in a major landslide victory in December that returned Poland’s first single-party government since the end of Communism.


Left-wing activists angered, and has triggered a series of protests by those who claim that the recently elected government lack democratic legitimacy, the party has pressed on with a programme of changes, including turning the nation’s back on the EU migrant resettlement programme.

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