Polish Cops Clash With Far-Right Protesters

132 arrested after Warsaw violence
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 12, 2012 2:48 AM CST
Right wing demonstrators walk with flares during the March of Independence to mark Poland's Independence Day in Warsaw yesterday.   (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
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(Newser) – More than 100 people were arrested in Warsaw yesterday after Poland's Independence Day celebrations turned ugly for the second year in a row. Right-wing extremists holding a parade to rival those of left-wingers and government supporters hurled firecrackers and chunks of concrete at police in the Polish capital, Reuters reports. Police fired rubber bullets in response. At a rally before the march, extremists chanted nationalist slogans and spoke of alleged Jewish conspiracies. (Read more Poland stories.)

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