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Parliament Poland lifts ban on access to journalists after a protest

Parliament Poland lifts ban on access to journalists after a protest

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The house of commons of Poland, the Sejm, has Tuesday a temporary ban on access to the parliament building for journalists revoked.

Also, a new press law, which has access to the parliament permanently restricted, do not run before it is discussed with journalists.

The planned restrictions for journalists were announced last week. Then drew opposition leaders to the streets to protest. There was a dagenland sitting protest will be held.

Outside the parliament, slammed the police on Saturday asked a antiregeringsdemonstratie down with tear gas. Only then could prime minister Szydlo and leader Kaczynski of the ruling conservative y Law and Justice (PiS), left the building.

Budget

Thousands of Poles continued to Monday actievoeren. They also find it unlawful that the government, after the parlementsbezetting in a small conference room the budget for 2017 approved.

The Polish EU president Donald Tusk called on the Polish government to “the people and the constitution to respect”. He called democracy without media access protocols “limited”.

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