While speaking to the European Parliament at a plenary in Strasbourg, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki defended his government's controversial changes to the country's laws that forced two-fifths of Poland's supreme court justices into forced retirement earlier this month unless they received a special exemption from Polish President Andrej Duda.

The MEPs responded forcefull to Morawiecki's speech, with many lashing out at his attempt to justify Warsaw's moves to undermine the country...

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