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Poland: Police fire rubber bullets at far-right rally


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Poland: Police fire rubber bullets at far-right rally

Poland’s Independence Day celebrations have been marred for the fourth year running by clashes between nationalist demonstrators and police.

More than 220 people were arrested after youths threw rocks and flares.

Although the rally started peacefully enough witnesses said a group broke away hurling broken paving stones at police who responded by firing rubber bullet rounds into the air and using water jets.

Each year far-right groups hold a rally through central Warsaw. Many believe traditional Polish values are being sacrificed as Poland embraces the ideals of the European Union.

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