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Polish abortion protests
  • A woman carries a placard reading "Women's Strike" as police block a road during a protest against imposing further restrictions on abortion law, in Wroclaw, Poland October 23, 2020. Krzysztof Cwik/Agencja Gazeta/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
  • Police block a street near the house of Law and Justice leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski during a protest against imposing further restrictions on abortion law in Warsaw, Poland October 23, 2020. Jedrzej Nowicki/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
  • Women take part in a rally marking the first anniversary of the 'Black Protest' against plans of changing the abortion law in Lublin, Poland October 3, 2017. Agencja Gazeta/Jakub Orzechowski via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
  • A woman takes part in a protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, in Gdansk, Poland October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Jadwiga Figula
  • Women hold a demonstration outside the Polish embassy in solidarity with protesters in Poland who are demonstrating against a court ruling that further limits the country's highly restrictive abortion law, in Rome, Italy, October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
  • Women hold a demonstration outside the Polish embassy in solidarity with protesters in Poland who are demonstrating against a court ruling that further limits the country's highly restrictive abortion law, in Rome, Italy, October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
  • A woman takes part in a protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion in Warsaw, Poland October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
  • SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB People take part in a protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion in Warsaw, Poland October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
  • A demonstrator speaks through a megaphone as people protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, in front of the Parliament in Warsaw, Poland October 27, 2020. Maciek Jazwiecki/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.
  • People protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, in Lodz, Poland October 27, 2020. Tomasz Stanczak/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.
  • A demonstrator holds a flare during a protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, in Wroclaw, Poland October 26, 2020. Picture taken October 26, 2020. Tomasz Pietrzyk/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.
  • SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB A demonstrator holds a flare as she stands on top of a car during a protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, in Warsaw, Poland October 26, 2020. Jedrzej Nowicki/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.
  • Demonstrators block a street during a protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, in Warsaw, Poland October 26, 2020. Slawomir Kaminski/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.
  • People protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, in Warsaw, Poland October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
  • A man lies on tram tracks as people protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, in Warsaw, Poland October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
  • SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB People protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, in Warsaw, Poland October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
  • SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB People attend a rally in support of Polish demonstrators protesting against imposing further restrictions on abortion law, outside the Polish embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
  • Police officers detain a Femen activist as she stages an action in support of Polish demonstrators protesting against imposing further restrictions on abortion law, in front of the Polish embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
  • SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB People attend a rally in support of Polish demonstrators protesting against imposing further restrictions on abortion law, outside the Polish embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
  • Demonstrators hold signs during protest against imposing further restrictions on abortion law in Gdansk, Poland October 24, 2020. Back sign reads, "My body, my choice". REUTERS/Peter Pawlowski
  • A woman holds a sign during a protest against imposing further restrictions on abortion law in Gdansk, Poland October 24, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Pawlowski
  • People protest against imposing further restrictions on abortion law in Krakow, Poland October 23, 2020. Jakub Wlodek/Agencja Gazeta/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.
  • Demonstrators march along a street as they protest against imposing further restrictions on abortion law, in Warsaw, Poland October 23, 2020. Jedrzej Nowicki/Agencja Gazeta/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.
  • Demonstrators scuffle with police officers during a protest against imposing further restrictions on abortion law, near the Archbishop's Palace in Poznan, Poland October 23, 2020. Piotr Skornicki/Agencja Gazeta/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.
  • Demonstrators scuffle with police officers during a protest against imposing further restrictions on abortion law, in Wroclaw, Poland October 23, 2020. Krzysztof Cwik/Agencja Gazeta/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.
  • 29 October 2020, Berlin: A woman holds a poster in front of the Brandenburg Gate saying "PiS if you are so-called "pro-life" why don't you have mercy on war refugees? (PiS if you are "for life" why don't you have mercy on refugees?). Demonstrators protested here against a tightening of the abortion ban in Poland. Photo: Paul Zinken/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa (Photo by Paul Zinken/picture alliance via Getty Images)