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The World

May 04, 1987

Riot police and demonstrators fought in Krakow during one of several large anti-government protests held on the anniversary of Poland's 1791 democratic constitution, reports said. Police also dispersed demonstrators in Warsaw, Wroclaw and Lodz, but no violence was reported. Opposition sources said more than 150 people were detained. The May 3 anniversary was celebrated as a national holiday before the Communist government came to power after World War II.

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