Polish president moves to end political crisis

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets this weekend in protest at the governing rightwing Law and Justice partyPolish President Andrzej Duda was holding talks Sunday to try to end a seething political crisis which has seen mass anti-government protests across the country and a parliamentary blockade. Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets this weekend in protest at the governing rightwing Law and Justice party (Pis) and proposed measures including restrictions on media coverage of parliament. Opposition anger boiled over on Friday with dozens of MPs seizing parliament’s main chamber over the media restrictions, and the sit-in by lawmakers was continuing on Sunday.

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