Thousands of far-right sympathisers and nationalists march through Warsaw on Thursday in an annual Independence Day gathering after Poland's nationalist rulers helped challenge a court ban on the event.
Critics say in lending a hand to the November 11 march, an event marked by occasional violence, the Law and Justice (PiS) government is giving overt support to the far right, as Poland faces unprecedented migration pressure along its eastern border.
FRANCE 24's Gulliver Cragg tells us more.
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