Poland’s New Surveillance Law Ahead of Climate Talks Worries Environmental Advocates

The Intercept

United Nations agencies and advocacy groups are raising concerns about a law passed by Poland’s parliament that establishes rules for this year’s climate conference. Among other things, it allows Polish authorities to collect and use personal data of people it determines could pose “a threat to public safety and order” and bans spontaneous protests in Katowice, the host city of the talks.

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