The Black Protest for Abortion Rights in Poland

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The Black Protest for Abortion Rights in Poland

A massive protest movement, in one of the most repressive countries in Europe, in terms of abortion and contraceptive rights:

All in all, in Poland mass women’s protests, which have no precedent, immediately forced the Parliament to give up the idea of tightening the law on abortion. The governing party capitulated publicly in the face of the explosion of mass discontent. The scale and force of the protest astonished everybody. The Black Protest is an important confirmation that the tradition and culture of mass political protest is being reborn in Poland at the moment.

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Not surprising to see this in Woytyla's neighbourhood. Good to see people standing up to it.