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Nigel Farage has slammed Poland’s pro-EU authorities after it seized management of state media within the nation. Poland’s new authorities yesterday started wrestling management of the nation’s state media and another state companies from the Conservative Party which had consolidated its grip on them throughout its earlier eight years in energy.

Prime Minister Donald Tusk’s Cabinet, which took workplace final week, stated it had fired and changed the administrators of state tv and radio retailers in addition to Poland’s government-run information company.

It stated it’s looking for to reestablish impartial media in Poland in a legally binding and lasting method.

Mr Farage tweeted a video displaying Polish police coming into studios as a part of the crackdown, commenting: “Here we go again. Poland must not put up with this.”

Party chief Jarosław Kaczyński, high social gathering figures and plenty of of its lawmakers occupied buildings housing the places of work and studios of TVP within the hopes their supporters would come out to reveal in massive numbers.

A rally was referred to as on Wednesday (December 20) and some hundred individuals gathered, flying Poland’s nationwide flag.

Law and Justice Senator Marek Pek stated: “The (party) instructions are that all Law and Justice parliament members come here (to the TVP building).

“We should present by way of our presence that we’re deeply in opposition to these lawless and brutal actions.”

The statement quoted Mr Kaczyński, Poland’s most powerful politician until recently, insisting the protest is a “defence of democracy as a result of there isn’t a democracy with out media pluralism or a powerful anti-government media”.

It added: “In any democracy, there should be sturdy anti-government media.”

Polish lawmakers on Tuesday adopted a resolution presented by Mr Tusk’s government calling for the restoration of “authorized order, objectivity and equity” of TVP, Polish Radio and the PAP information company.

After the decision, Poland’s new tradition minister, Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz, changed the heads and the supervisory boards of state media, which selected new administration.