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Polish Parliament Passes Law Criminalizing References to Poland’s Role in Holocaust

HeadlineJan 31, 2018

The Polish parliament has sparked outrage by passing a bill that would make it a crime, punishable by up to three years in prison, to suggest the Polish government was complicit in Nazi-era crimes. Opponents say the bill seeks to rewrite and erase the history of Poland’s anti-Jewish pogroms leading up to World War II, and the collaboration between the Polish state and Nazi Germany after the Nazis occupied Poland in 1939.

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