A Warsaw roundabout blocked by the authorities

Erazm Ciołek1981-08-16

Polish History Museum

Polish History Museum
Warszawa, Poland

Following the establishment of Solidarity, strikes and protests were one of the ways to fight the communist regime. On 16 August 1981 Solidarity organized a convoy of trucks and buses that passed through downtown Warsaw, in protest against the difficulties in stocking shops with food products. The militia reacted by blocking the intersection of Aleje Jerozolimskie and Marszałkowska streets.


  • Title: A Warsaw roundabout blocked by the authorities
  • Creator: Erazm Ciołek
  • Date: 1981-08-16
  • Location: Warsaw, Poland
  • Original Source: Erazm Ciołek
  • Copyright: © 2014 Erazm Ciołek. All rights reserved. This image cannot be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore, reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or retransmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictly prohibited without prior written permission of Agata Ciołek. To request permission to use or reproduce this image, please contact Agata Ciołek: phone (+48) 22 822-73-74; mobile (+48) 608-897-235; foto@erazm.art.pl

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