TVN24 News in English

TVN24 News in English

Israel’s ambassador to Poland, Anna Azari, explained on TVN24 why Israel found the amended bill on the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) controversial. "In Israel, this bill is treated as something that may potentially enable the prosecution of journalists or even the very Holocaust survivors who share their stories," she said. She stressed that in her opinion, these regulations could cause "a much greater storm" in her homeland than in Poland.

“I interpreted Minister Zieliński’s words as an attempt at intimidating the authors of this programme,” Bertold Kittel, one of the authors of TVN’s Superwizjer feature on Polish neo-Nazis, said on TVN24’s Wstajesz i wiesz programme on Thursday. He was addressing the Deputy Minister’s claim that journalists had an “obligation to inform law enforcement agencies” about the results of their investigation.

The EU's justice commissioner is working on a proposal that could oblige member states such as Poland, which has clashed with Brussels over reforms to its courts, to pass tests on the independence of their judicial systems before receiving funding.

The European Union is not at war with Poland and is not set on sanctioning the country "come what may", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday.