People face a riot police line during a protest against a top court ruling restricting abortions in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Return stolen lands to the descendants of native tribes.". Thousands also took to the streets in the cities of Poznan, Wroclaw and Krakow, footage from private broadcaster TVN showed. InkFreeNews photo by Dan Spalding. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. Many Poles to this day have a feeling that their suffering has not been adequately acknowledged by the world, while that of Jewish suffering in the Holocaust has, creating what has often been called a "competition of victimhood.". But Jewish organizations, particularly the World Jewish Restitution Organization, have been seeking compensation for Holocaust survivors and their families, consider compensation a matter of justice for a population that was subjected to genocide. Poles from across the nation gathered in the capital on Friday evening to oppose a court ruling that introduced a near-total ban on abortion in the mainly Catholic country. The protests were triggered by an Oct. 22 ruling by Poland’s constitutional court that abortion in cases of severe fetal deformities was unconstitutional. Many of the properties of both Jews and non-Jews were destroyed during the war or were looted and later nationalized by the communist regime that followed. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. An October 22 … Protesters said paying compensation would ruin Poland's economy. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki echoed the feelings of the protesters at a campaign rally Saturday, saying that it is Poles who deserve compensation. Poland, Warsaw Representatives of nationalist groups are holding a protest through the streets of Warsaw on Wednesday, November 11, to mark Polish Independence Day. One couple wore matching T-shirts reading "death to the enemies of the fatherland," while another man wore a shirt saying: "I will not apologize for Jedwabne" — a massacre of Jews by their Polish neighbors in 1941 under the German occupation. They also held up placards saying, “this is war” and “legalize abortion.”. Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski criticized the protestors on Tuesday and called on people to defend the nation’s churches at all costs. Download. The protests are scheduled to coincide with Polish women gaining the right to … Poland’s feminist organization Strajk Kobiet has organized a protest in downtown Warsaw on Saturday to draw public attention to the decision of Poland’s Constitutional Court to outlaw abortions. Live; Europe ... Women's rights activists with posters of the Women's Strike action protest in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. ... live events and ready-to-use content: Telegram t.me/ruptlybot. On Tuesday, opposition politicians led by Joanna Scheuring-Wielgus of the Lewica (Left) party, took to the floor of parliament wearing masks and T-shirts bearing the lightning bolt symbol of the 'Women's Strike' movement. Weeks of protests … On 9 November, protests in Warsaw included protests against the new Minister of Science and Education, Przemysław Czarnek, with slogans including "We want education not indoctrination" and "Czarnek, go to hell" (Polish: Czarnek, idź do diabła, lit. Legal Statement. Nationwide protests Saturday were scheduled to coincide with Polish women gaining the right to vote 102 years ago. Polish media estimates put the Warsaw protest at 15,000 people, despite restrictions that limit public gathering at 10 in the capital. "Americans only think about Jewish and not Polish interests.". People demonstrate against police violence and an attempted restriction on abortion rights in Warsaw Poland, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. 'Czarnek, go to the devil'). Up to 100,000 people have marched through downtown Warsaw to the house of Poland's ruling party leader in what women's rights activists say was the largest demonstration in nine days of protests against a near-total ban on abortions in Poland. Asian women achieve higher median income than WHITE MEN, blowing identity politics out of water, France’s all-powerful state is as powerless against violent Islamism as it is against the coronavirus, At least 22 people dead in Turkey after 7.0 quake hits Aegean Sea, 2 dead as Aegean quake destroys church, sends mini tsunami toward Greek Island of Samos (PHOTOS, VIDEOS). Several hundred people gathered in front of Poland’s Constitutional Court and marched towards the residence of the Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of the country’s ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS), to protest a court decision that essentially outlaws abortion. The protesters shouted "no to claims!" or redistributed. It also comes as far-right groups are gaining in popularity, pressuring the conservative government to move further to the right. The protests in Warsaw target U.S. law S. 447, also known as the Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (or JUST) Act. That number is due to go down to five from Saturday. Protesters in Warsaw began the march by symbolically changing the name of Roman Dmowski Roundabout to "Women's Rights Roundabout." You've successfully subscribed to this newsletter! The protest took place amid a dramatic rise in anti-Semitic hate speech in public life in Poland and it appeared to be one of the largest anti-Jewish street demonstrations in recent times. Thousands of Polish nationalists march to the U.S. Embassy, in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, May 11, 2019. All rights reserved. A demonstration organised by the National Women's Strike under the slogan "March on Warsaw" began in the capital on Friday at 5:00 pm. Warsaw Police said of the 15 detained protesters, one has been released. Thousands of Polish nationalists have marched to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, protesting that the U.S. is putting pressure on Poland to compensate Jews whose families lost property during the Holocaust. Marches to mark the day have been organised since 2008, with thousands attending annually, but this year a motorcade march is also being held due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We will keep an eye on those places where the law has so far been broken, property destroyed, and inscriptions painted on the facades of churches. Stopping Jewish restitution claims has been one of their key priorities, along with fighting what they call pro-LGBT "propaganda." We expect the largest protest since the announcement of the Constitutional Tribunal's verdict and we are preparing for it,” said Warsaw Chief of Police, Sylwester Marczak. pic.twitter.com/fQzFWJmiVO, Warsaw abortion law protests rn pic.twitter.com/bKUy3bruJ1. ", At least two U.S. Confederate flags were visible at Saturday's protest, which began with a rally in front of the prime minister's office before the protesters walked to the U.S. Embassy. 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