Political and Legal Aspects of National and Ethnic Minorities Rights Protection in the Republic of Poland Cover Image

Політико-правові аспекти регулювання прав національних та етнічних меншин у Республіці Польща
Political and Legal Aspects of National and Ethnic Minorities Rights Protection in the Republic of Poland

Author(s): Natalia Szypka
Subject(s): Constitutional Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Politics and society, Ethnic Minorities Studies
Published by: Officina Simonidis. Wydawnictwo Państwowej Wyższej Szkoły Zawodowej im. Sz. Szymonowica w Zamościu
Keywords: the legislation of the Republic of Poland; national and ethnic minorities; ethnonational politics;

Summary/Abstract: The features of the legislation of the Republic of Poland in the field of the rights protection of the national and ethnic minorities as well as persons using the regional language have been analyzed. Particular attention is paid to the political and legal aspects of the development and implementation of the Law of the Republic of Poland "On National and Ethnic Minorities and on the Regional Language." The given article shows that Polish legislation is consistent with the generally accepted European standards in the field of minority rights protection. The problematic points of legislation that adversely affect the socio-political activities of national and ethnic minorities in Poland have been highlighted.

  • Issue Year: 7/2014
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 162-174
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Ukrainian