The head of Poland's National Media Council has asked the prime minister take urgent action to ensure the safety of journalists covering street protests as well protecting their editorial offices and equipment.
Protesters against a near-total ban on abortion put into effect on Wednesday ended their third day of demonstrations in Warsaw in the night from Friday to Saturday.
Demonstrators forced their way onto the grounds of Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal on Thursday night during protests against the introduction of a near complete ban on abortion in the country.
Poland's foreign minister expressed his unease over the actions of the Russian state against participants in Saturday's peaceful protests held across Russia in support of oppositionist Alexei Navalny.
Armed militia confrontations with protestors led to the deaths of around 40 people, while over 1,000 people were injured.
Several demonstrators and Polish opposition MPs blocked the entrance to the District Court of Warsaw in a protest on Thursday against the detention of a woman charged after protests over a controversial court ruling tightening abortion laws.
The mayor of Warsaw has criticised the police for using tear gas on mostly female demonstrators at a protest in the Polish capital against tightened abortion laws.
The Women's Strike movement has presented plans for a mass demonstration on Friday against a recent court ruling that could lead to a near-total ban on abortion.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday criticised mass demonstrations that have been sweeping across Polish cities for a week now after the tightening of abortion laws by the country's Constitutional Tribunal.
Crowds of women blocked Warsaw's key thoroughfares and other Polish cities mirrored the capital's demonstrations in the fifth day of protests against Thursday's Constitutional Tribunal ruling that put a near-total ban on abortion in Poland.