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Street protests in Poland against proposed total abortion ban

Thousands of people took part in street demonstrations across Poland on Sunday to protest a legislative project completely banning abortions.
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– A few days ago, an anti-choice association brought a proposal for an even more restrictive antiabortion law than we currently have to the Polish Parliament. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło, influenced by a statement of Polish Catholic bishops, announced support for the draconian project. At the same time, opinion polls show that 50,9% of Poles want the current anti-abortion law to be liberalized and only 20% support the extremist Catholic project – says Agata Diduszko-Zyglewska, an activist, journalist and a member of Krytyka Polityczna.

The rallies were organized by the leftwing Razem party under the slogan “No to torturing women in Poland”.

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Marta Modzelewska
Photographer, activist and a member of Krytyka Polityczna.

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