Polish MEP sued for accusing border guards of over the top violence

A Polish MEP has been accused of mendacity about alleged violence dedicated via border guards towards migrants.

Janina Ochojska, the founding father of the Polish Humanitarian Motion workforce and the Eu Parliament member from the centre-right Civic Platform, is going through prison motion over her feedback.

Closing month, Ochojska shared a tweet accusing Polish border guards of violently pushing migrants again around the border to Belarus.

Ochojska stated she had herself witnessed border guards forcing some activists to lie and kneel at the rainy flooring within the border area.

“Simplest our presence and our cameras … stored migrants from every other deportation,” she wrote on Twitter.

However Polish officers have stated that the alleged incident used to be staged and Poland’s deputy inner minister Maciej Wąsiklater showed on Twitter that the MEP could be sued for insulting a public workplace.

“We can now not permit her public comparisons to be addressed to the Border Guard,” Wąsik advised state tv remaining week.

“[These statements] don’t seem to be true, now not legit [and] political,” he added.

The Polish Border Guard has many times denied allegations of over the top drive and unlawful pushbacks at its border with Belarus.

Spokesperson Anna Michalska stated the alleged incident referred to via Ochojska have been intentionally filmed to “document how we handle foreigners.”

“The worst factor used to be that as an alternative of operating with us — we all the time say that we’re open to operating with foundations — those folks obstructed our paintings.”

A gaggle of voters has additionally stated they might put up proceedings towards the Regional Prosecutor’s Place of work in Warsaw in harmony with Ochojska.


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