The death toll in Poland's worst flooding in 60 years reaches 12.
Sources: Al Jazeera
Sources: Al Jazeera
The Constitutional Tribunal, the highest court in Poland, declares that the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) may not control the validity of the appointment of any judges in Poland. The Tribunal also wrote in its opinion that Poland is not obliged to implement four ECHR court rulings which found that the parties were denied a right to fair trial, as the relevant provision violates the Constitution of Poland when applied to control the judges' appointment.
The European Court of Justice dismisses Poland and Hungary's challenges against the regulation and confirms that the regulation is in compliance with the treaties of the European Union. This will allow the European Commission to suspend funds from the EU budget to member states that have rule of law issues which are likely to affect the management of EU funds.
Former Ukrainian President and oligarch Petro Poroshenko leaves Ukraine on a "pre-planned diplomatic tour" of Turkey and Poland after the National Bureau of Investigation attempts to issue a summons regarding charges of abetting terrorism. The National Bureau of Investigation claims that Poroshenko was involved in looting national resources from the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.
Poland declares a state of emergency on its border with Belarus amid an increase in illegal migration. The Polish Border Guard says that there were around 3,500 attempts to illegally cross the border in August, 2,500 of which were not successful.
Polish Minister of Health Adam Niedzielski announces that the Supreme Medical Council has approved booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for people with a compromised immune system which will be administered beginning on September 1.
The Polish government announces a planned visit for April 9 from European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans. The government of Poland and the European Union are locked in a dispute over planned judicial reforms.