Anti-government protests and political tensions in Poland

Protesters held an anti-government demonstration in Warsaw, Poznan and Wroclaw on Saturday, with about 50,000 filling the streets in Warsaw. Travellers should be aware of political tensions around the new government’s attempts to make changes that are felt to be unconstitutional.

Advice For Travellers

Even peaceful situations can quickly and unexpectedly escalate into violent confrontations. To minimize safety risk, always avoid areas of large public gatherings or protests. Leave an area if tension begins to develop between groups.

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