Alertes de sécurité

À noter, les alertes ne sont disponibles qu'en anglais
26 oct. 2020 | 17h34 UTC

Poland: Thousands protest abortion ban nationwide on October 26 /update 4

Poland Alerte de sécurité

Thousands protest nationwide over anti-abortion law on October 26; further protests likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 26/10/2020, 12h00 until 28/10/2020, 11h59 (Europe/Warsaw). COUNTRY/REGION Poland

Read all related news alert(s):

Event

Thousands gathered to protest nationwide for a fifth consecutive day on Monday, October 26, against a recent court ruling resulting in a near-total ban on abortion. In the capital Warsaw, protesters occupied several main roundabouts in the city center and blocked traffic. The protests seemingly passed off peacefully. 

Related protests took place in cities across Poland, and in recent days have been reported in Poznan, Krakow, and Lodz, among other locations. The protests have taken place despite government restrictions banning gatherings of more than five people, as a measure to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

A heightened security presence at protests sites is to be expected, with disruptions to transportation and business likely.

Advice

Those in Poland are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Alertes reliées