Thousands of Poles took to the streets across Poland on Monday in a series of protests against the country’s strict abortion laws.
President Andrzej Duda has condemned the Belarusian authorities after two TV journalists were jailed on charges of inciting protests.
Support for the ruling Law and Justice party remains strong despite protests organised by the Women's Strike movement, the results of a poll published in the Super Express tabloid on Thursday show.
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.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets across Poland on Wednesday night after Poland's top court presented a written rationale behind its 2020 judgment banning terminations of pregnancies with foetal defects.
Protests were staged in Poland's capital and the southern city of Krakow on Saturday in defence of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, detained in Russia on January 17. Protesters demanded the release of Navalny and all political prisoners in Russia.
A silent witness to the violent protests that took place on June 25 as workers took to the streets to demand an end to price increases, the EPO5-22 became caught up in the scuffles when strikers pushed it with their bare hands onto a section of dismantled track.
A French newspaper has marked the 50th anniversary of worker protests on the Polish coast, and the 39th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by publishing an article entitled the "Unknown war in the middle of Europe".
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.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appealed for dialogue between the government and protesters over a recent top-court ruling that will ban abortions due to severe foetal damage, which has provoked mass anti-government demonstrations across the country.