Prosecutors have requested the speaker of the lower of house of parliament to strip an MP of her parliamentary immunity over an incident related to abortion protest.
The leader of Poland's biggest opposition party has said he is in favour of giving Polish women the right to decide on abortion.
The Women's Strike organisation ended its Sunday protest in Warsaw shortly after 3:00 p.m. The demonstration was one in a series of ongoing protests against a constitutional court ruling tightening abortion laws.
The president of Poland's Constitutional Tribunal has defended its controversial abortion ruling, which has resulted in weeks of street protests, arguing that it was based on law, not politics.
The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) has said it is interceding in the matter of Polish hospitals applying a ruling by the Constitutional Tribunal (TK) banning abortions on the grounds of foetal damage even though the ruling has not been published.
In all, 46 percent of respondents to a CBOS poll believe that abortion should not be allowed when Down Syndrome is detected during pregnancy, while 38 percent believe that it should be permitted.
The mayor of Warsaw, has described the use of pepper spray by police on protestors at a recent abortion demonstration in the capital as “incomprehensible”.
Thousands of people took to the streets across Poland on Saturday to protest against plans to increase the country's abortion restrictions.
A European Parliament resolution on Poland's abortion rights is an unprecedented attempt to interfere with the country's internal legal issues that are not covered by EU treaties, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal president, Julia Przylebska, has said.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday criticising the ban on the right to abortion in Poland.