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 Polish president has paid tribute to dozens of workers killed by communist police and soldiers during mass protests in 1970 in Baltic-coast cities, saying that the blood shed that day had helped to give birth to a “free Poland”.
Poland's prime minister speaking on the 50th anniversary of the December 1970 worker protests said that memory about those who shed their blood for a free Poland should not be forgotten.
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.
Polish farmers, members of the Agrounia union, staged a protest in the Polish capital early on Saturday demanding support for the strained agriculture industry.
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.
Four opposition parties in Poland's parliament have called for Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, to be sacked as deputy prime minister over his handling of recent street protests.
Seventy percent of Poles support the ongoing mass street demonstrations against the top court ruling which would see almost all abortions made illegal in Poland, a recent survey by the Kantar pollster shows.
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.