The Chief Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation announced that former president and Solidarity leader Lech Wałęsa has been called upon three times by the prosecutor’s office to explain his testimonies in an investigation concerning his work as part of Polish communist special services. He was also requested to explain his […]
Multiple documents from the head of Poland’s communist police and special services archive have been sold to the US Hoover Institution Library & Archives in Stanford. Polish Radio journalist Wiktor Świetlik explains how these documents relate to Poland’s post-communist heritage.
Poland’s peaceful Solidarity movement was crushed by tanks in 1981 with 100 dead, 10,000 in prison, thousands forced to emigrate and the economy in tatters. But its architects, General Wojciech Jaruzelski and General Czesław Kiszczak have not been held to account for waging war on the nation.
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