Lech Walesa is alleged to have cooperated with the Polish secret police in the communist era. He rejects the claims and has called for an international investigation.
Andrzej Duda has signed a bill to penalize people who discuss to Poland's role during the Holocaust. Some Polish officials have called for the law, which has been pushed despite criticism by Israel and the United States.
A Polish NGO has said it filed a complaint against Argentine daily Pagina 12 over its coverage of the Jedwabne pogrom. It appears to be the first legal action under Poland's controversial "Holocaust law."
Poland's controversial "Holocaust law" has set off a diplomatic row with Israel. From government officials to regular citizens, many Israelis say the legislation is an upsetting and unnecessary provocation.
A new report based on handwriting analysis has suggested that Walesa worked for Poland's secret police in the 1970s. The former president and hero of the bloodless revolution has denied the allegations.
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