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Thousands march in support of Poland's new government amid political conflict

  • Thousands of backers of Poland's ruling conservative party wave national  flags as they march with the party leader to show their support for its policy amid a growing political conflict, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. The march, led by Law and Justice party head Jaroslaw Kaczynski, comes a day after tens of thousands of government opponents demonstrated in Warsaw and elsewhere, saying the ruling party and President Andrzej Duda are threatening democracy. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    Thousands of backers of Poland's ruling conservative party wave national flags as they march with the party leader to show their support for its policy amid a growing political conflict, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. The march, led by Law and Justice party head Jaroslaw Kaczynski, comes a day after tens of thousands of government opponents demonstrated in Warsaw and elsewhere, saying the ruling party and President Andrzej Duda are threatening democracy. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)  (The Associated Press)

  • Thousands of backers of Poland's ruling conservative party are marching   to show their support for its policy amid a growing political conflict, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. The march, led by Law and Justice party head Jaroslaw Kaczynski, comes a day after tens of thousands of government opponents demonstrated in Warsaw and elsewhere, saying the ruling party and President Andrzej Duda are threatening democracy. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    Thousands of backers of Poland's ruling conservative party are marching to show their support for its policy amid a growing political conflict, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. The march, led by Law and Justice party head Jaroslaw Kaczynski, comes a day after tens of thousands of government opponents demonstrated in Warsaw and elsewhere, saying the ruling party and President Andrzej Duda are threatening democracy. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)  (The Associated Press)

  • The ruling Law and Justice party head Jaroslaw Kaczynski addresses thousands of supporters  prior to a march  in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. The march, led by  Jaroslaw Kaczynski comes a day after tens of thousands of government opponents demonstrated in Warsaw and elsewhere, saying the ruling party and President Andrzej Duda are threatening democracy. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    The ruling Law and Justice party head Jaroslaw Kaczynski addresses thousands of supporters prior to a march in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. The march, led by Jaroslaw Kaczynski comes a day after tens of thousands of government opponents demonstrated in Warsaw and elsewhere, saying the ruling party and President Andrzej Duda are threatening democracy. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)  (The Associated Press)

Thousands of backers of Poland's ruling conservative party are marching in Warsaw with the party leader to show their support for its policy amid a growing political conflict.

The march, led by Law and Justice party head Jaroslaw Kaczynski, comes a day after tens of thousands of government opponents demonstrated in Warsaw and elsewhere, saying the ruling party and President Andrzej Duda are threatening democracy.

The ruling party and the opposition are in conflict over the appointment of new judges to the Constitutional Tribunal, the top law arbiter.

Opening the march Kaczynski said Law and Justice, in power since last month, is aiming for a wide reform of Poland, but the opposition is preventing that.