Monthly Archives: February 2015

Jurisdictional immunity of the state in cases involving serious human rights abuses

February 13th, 2015 (No Comments)

In a decision of 29 October 2010 (IV CSK 465/09), the Polish Supreme Court examined the case of Wincjusz Natoniewski, a survivor of the Second World War, who instituted civil proceedings against the Federal Republic of Germany claiming compensation for injuries he suffered as a consequence of acts perpetrated by German armed forces in 1944. […]