Satire is no laughing matter for the Polish government. If they’re not careful, critics can end up in jail, charged with “insulting the Polish nation”.
The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to dismiss one of its vice presidents. Ryszard Czarnecki of Poland's ruling PiS party had compared a rival Polish MEP to a Nazi collaborator.
Jewish life is returning to Poland, but it’s a painstaking process – one that isn't made any easier by the current government’s policies on commemoration. Rina Soloveitchik pays a visit to a Jewish community in Warsaw.
As Poland approaches the 50th anniversary of a notorious anti-Semitic campaign, some of its leaders call for a clampdown on historical debate and speak darkly about enemies within. The echoes of '68 are hard to ignore.
Germany alone carried out the Holocaust, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has said amid a row over Poland's bill about Holocaust terminology. Critics, including Israel, have warned the bill could "rewrite history."
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