Human rights body to examine new Polish police law
Europe / Politics

Human rights body to examine new Polish police law

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A human rights body that rebuked Poland last week over moves that hobble the Constitutional Tribunal plans to investigate a new police surveillance law passed by the country’s conservative ruling party. The Venice Commission, an advisory body with the Council of Europe, will study the surveillance law passed in December and … Continue reading

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New Australian leader doesn’t plan constitutional change
Australia & the Pacific / Politics

New Australian leader doesn’t plan constitutional change

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s new Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull indicated on Monday that he is in no hurry to sever the nation’s constitutional links to Britain by appointing an Australian president as head of state. Turnbull led the Australian Republican Movement when the advocacy group failed at a 1999 referendum to convince Australians to … Continue reading