Now “defanged” Polish law had “driven a wedge between Israel and Poland, setting back years of hard work to repair bitter feelings”

Poland’s Holocaust Law Weakened After ‘Storm and Consternation’
by Marc Santora
June 27, 2018

Just a few months after making it illegal to accuse the Polish nation of complicity in the Holocaust, Poland backpedaled on Wednesday, moving to defang the controversial law by eliminating criminal penalties for violators. The United States and other traditional allies had excoriated the Polish government over the law, passed in February, condemning it as largely unenforceable, a threat to free speech, and an act of historical revisionism…Many Polish citizens have long objected to the use of the phrase “Polish death camps” to refer to the concentration camps installed and controlled by Nazi Germany. READ MORE

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