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  • Tens of thousands of people protested across Poland on Friday following a court's ruling that imposes a near total ban on abortion.

  • Oh Carrying banners that read Woman Strike, Demonstrators defied tight coronavirus restrictions in the capital, Warsaw.

  • They gathered near the house of Euros lock Oshinsky, the ruling Nationalist Law and Justice party leader, for the second night running.

  • Police in riot gear blocked protesters from reaching his property.

  • Lawmakers from the party welcomed the constitutional tribunal's decision but rejected accusations by opposition that it had influenced it.

  • Polish media estimates put the Warsaw protest at 15,000 people, despite restrictions that limit public gathering at 10.

  • Among them is Catalina Tronic.

  • Protest them.

  • What stands behind this protest, apart from anger, of course, is gigantic fear that we women will have to suffer in the name of someone's clear conscience, just like also me and you.

  • More protests were planned for Monday, even though restrictions on public gathering will go down to five people.

  • The court announced on Thursday that abortions due to fetal defects were unconstitutional, ending the most common of the few legal grounds for abortion.

Tens of thousands of people protested across Poland on Friday following a court's ruling that imposes a near total ban on abortion.

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Thousands protest across Poland against curbs on abortion access

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/24
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