EYEWITNESS: fascists lead huge demo on Poland’s independence day, with Jewish and LGBT people key targets
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POLAND: fascists lead Europe’s largest far right demo – eywitness report and analysis, photos and video
Today’s Independence March in the Polish capital Warsaw – organised by fascist and ultranationalist groups – was big, nasty and emboldened.