The right-wing Law and Justice Party is attempting to force justices to retire early, raising concerns that it wants to stifle judicial independence.
The onetime leader of Poland's Solidarity movement says the current administration in Warsaw is harassing him.
To mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, a group of world leaders from past and present -- including Mikhail Gorbachev, Lech Walesa, Nicolas Sarkozy and Hillary Rodham Clinton -- joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday for a stroll through the Brandenberg Gate, which stood between East and West Berlin.
As Poland's last communist-era head of state, Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski faced off with the country's growing pro-democracy Solidarity movement and drew widespread criticism and outrage for his 1981 crackdown on the organization. Now some former detractors are reconsidering his legacy.