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owds massing in Warsaw for a third day of anti-government protests. Poland in political crisis, as opposition MPs refuse to leave parliament's main chamber, objecting to plans to restrict journalists' access to the building.>>
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> The opposition lawmakers, though, say she's destroying democracy and have vowed to stay put until at least Tuesday. They occupied the hall's podium on Friday in the heat of a budget vote, forcing the ruling Law and Justice party to move voting to a nearby hall. The opposition says that's illegal.
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It's the first time since the restoration of democracy in 1989 that such a vote was held outside the main chamber. The protests turned violent in the early hours of Saturday, as police broke up a blockade trying to prevent government MPs from leaving. Since then, the demonstrations have remained peaceful.