Washington Post: Poland bans Ukraine activist from Europe, raising questions

By On August 21, 2018

Washington Post: Poland bans Ukraine activist from Europe, raising questions

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WARSAW, Poland â€" Poland has used its powers as a European Union member to ban a Ukrainian human rights activist from Europe’s Schengen area, saying she poses a security threat. But the Polish government has given few details explaining the move, and critics are accusing it of abusing its power to intimidate civil society an d the country’s Ukrainian minority.

The activist, Lyudmyla Kozlovska, and her Polish husband Bartosz Kramek say they consider the move punishment for their open opposition to Poland’s government, particularly a call last year by Kramek for civil disobedience.

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Source: Google News Poland | Netizen 24 Poland

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