Protests in Poland as abortion ban enacted

Demonstrators have poured onto the streets of Warsaw to protest the country's strict new laws

A near-total ban on abortion has taken effect in Poland and triggered a new round of nationwide protests three months after the constitutional court ruled that the abortion of congenitally damaged fetuses is unconstitutional.

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Protesters face-off with Police in Warsaw, Jan 28. AAP

Led by a women's rights group, Women's Strike, people poured onto the