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Poland: Lawmaker Faces Charges for Pro-Choice Protest

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Joanna Scheuring-Wielgus, a social activist and politician, reads testimony from a child who was molested by a priest during a protest in Warsaw, October 7, 2018. © 2018 Attila Husejnow/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images. (Berlin) – Poland’s government should immediately drop charges against a member of parliament who participated in a pro-choice protest and stop targeting reproductive rights activists, Human Rights Watch said today. On November 29, 2022, the Toruń prosecutor’s office charged Joanna Scheuring-Wielgus, a member of the Left (Lewica) party, with…

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