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.
Warsaw police have detained 278 people after Saturday protests against government anti-coronavirus restrictions that took their most severe form since the spring's first wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sunday marked the fourth straight day of protests across Poland against a Thursday ruling by the Constitutional Tribunal (TK) which put a near-total ban on abortion.
Thousands of people continued their protests in Polish cities on Saturday after a recent Constitutional Tribunal verdict put a near-total ban on abortion, with demonstrations held in Warsaw, the northern city of Gdańsk and central Łódź.
Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, leader of the agrarian Polish People's Party (PSL), appealed to PM Morawiecki on Saturday not to publish a recent Constitutional Tribunal verdict putting a near-total ban on abortion as crowds of people staged protests across Poland.
Protests are continuing in several Polish cities against new abortion laws which ban abortion due to foetal defects. In Warsaw protesters gathered near the home of ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski.
The number of miners of the Polish Mining Group (PGG) holding an underground protest has grown to over 400 according to unionists.
Poland is an open home for all Belarusians who need help, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki told Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya as they held a press conference together in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Over 20 Polish sportsmen and women have appeared in a video where they wish the Belarusian people all the best in their struggle for freedom. The athletes featured represent a range of sports, from football to swimming, via volleyball.
Five Polish citizens were released from Belarusian prisons by Thursday night, Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz announced on Friday morning.