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Polish leader honors WWII diplomat who tried to help Jews, died in poverty

World Oct 10, 2018

Polish leader honors WWII diplomat who tried to help Jews, died in poverty

Poland's president and descendants of Holocaust survivors held a graveside ceremony Tuesday to honor a Polish diplomat in Switzerland who helped Jews escape Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II by issuing phony Latin American passports. The ceremony took place at the Friedental cemetery in Lucerne, ...

Poland amends controversial Holocaust law

World Jun 28, 2018

Poland amends controversial Holocaust law

Poland on Wednesday amended a controversial Holocaust law that had sparked outrage in Israel by imposing jail terms on anyone claiming the Polish government was responsible for Nazi German war crimes. The amendment removes fines or criminal penalties of up to three years in prison ...

World Mar 4, 2018

Polish group sues Argentine paper under new Holocaust law

A Polish campaign group is suing an Argentinian newspaper it says breached a new law that makes it a criminal offense to suggest Poland was complicit in the Holocaust. In what appeared to be the first legal action under the so-called Holocaust law, just hours ...