1st Jun 2023


Women's rights protesters 'evil', Poland's Kaczyński says

"Evil is attacking. It's attacking our country, fatherland, state. Attacking the institution at the centre of our [Polish] identity, attacking the [Roman] Catholic church," Polish deputy prime minister Jarosław Kaczyński said in a speech in church in Strachowice, southwest Poland, Sunday. Kaczyński's "evil" referred to women's rights protesters campaigning against new anti-abortion laws. A handful of demonstrators gathered outside the church, which was holding a memorial for Kaczyński's late mother.

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