Twenty-five hooligans have been detained and heard charges after violence erupted during the first LGBT march in Poland's eastern city of Białystok on Saturday, Deputy Interior Minister Jarosław Zieliński has said.
Warsaw's Equality Parade, an annual event held to promote the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community, set off on Saturday afternoon from the Palace of Culture in downtown Warsaw.
Now in its second year, the Congress of Human Rights will have 43 panels over two days. Held on 14-15 December, it will take place at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw.
A new and “unbreakable” rainbow installation has been unveiled in central Warsaw in an effort to promote openness and tolerance.