The protests in addition to Warsaw have joined Krakow
Night protests under the Polish Sejm continued in the morning, closer to noon, the demonstrators marched to the Presidential Palace,
It should be noted that previously the protests under a Presidential parade in Warsaw was announced on Sunday.
In a demonstration attended by the supporters of the opposition and the “Committee for the defence of democracy”, which has already repeatedly was the organizer of anti-government protests in Poland.
It is reported on the peaceful course of the protests, although the government and dumped to Warsaw five hundred police officers to maintain order at the rallies and at the Sunday football match. “December 16 was an attempt to destroy democracy in Poland. We give them this will not allow and protect the democracy”, – said the head of the party “move” Barbara Nowacki.
“Yesterday, the ruling majority has replaced the diet at the office party. We do not agree to such methods”, – said the leader of the “Committee for the defence of democracy” Mateusz Kijowski. Protesters shout slogans “Defend democracy”, “Freedom, equality, democracy”, shouting calls for President Andrzej Duda not to sign the law on public meetings. Protesters also speak out for media freedom and access to information. It is noted that similar action takes place in Krakow. To protest can join other Polish cities.
We will remind, the opposition in protest against the restrictions on journalists in the diet blocked the parliamentary rostrum. Thus the Sejm was unable to continue working, although at the meeting of the expected adoption of the budget for 2017.
Later, the speaker of the Sejm postponed the meeting to another room, where the deputies adopted a number of laws including the budget.
Voting occurred by show of hands. The opposition insists on the illegality of this vote, since its beginning was not a quorum and demands to convene the meeting on December 20.
In the night of Saturday, under the diet building has gathered more than two thousand protesters who blocked the exits from Parliament. However, the police pushed them, and the deputies of the ruling party were able to leave the diet.
The interior Minister of Poland Mariusz Blashak called the events in the Sejm attempt of illegal seizure of power.
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