Updated at 13:38,03-06-2024

Polish judge seeks protection in Belarus


Polish judge seeks protection in Belarus
Polish judge Tomasz Szmydt asked for protection in Belarus during a press conference in BelTA’s press center on 6 May.

Tomasz Szmydt is a judge of the 2nd Department of the Voivodeship Administrative Court of Warsaw. Previously, he held various positions in the Polish judiciary and justice system. He was the head of the legal department at the National Council of Judges of Poland.

Due to disagreement with the policy and actions of the authorities, he was forced to leave Poland and is currently in Belarus. He was persecuted and threatened for his independent political position.

Tomasz Szmydt declares his protest to the Polish authorities who under the influence of the USA and the UK are leading the country to war.