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Poles apart still on their country’s history

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Published: 28 January 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

The Polish Republic of Untruth – Konstanty Gebert – Moment Magazine 2017 January-February
The new government has repeatedly told Poles—and the world—that Poland has nothing to be ashamed of in its history, and that Poles should be free of the ‘pedagogy of shame’ forced on them by previous governments.

And see:

Antisemitism seen on the rise in Poland – The Times of Israel/AFP 25.01.17
University of Warsaw researchers discover sharp spike in negative attitudes, acceptance of hate speech toward Jews.

Ukraine and Poland’s history wars are a gift for Putin
– Ian Bateson – Foreign Policy 24.01.17
A conflict over Eastern Europe’s fraught WW2 history is just the kind of self-inflicted wound Moscow is hoping for.

Did Polish-American Holocaust scholar ‘publicly insult’ Poland?
November 8, 2016


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