Justice for Poland’s 1981 marital law nightmare is still possible
The Polish state and media have neglected educating the Polish people about the horrors of martial law under communism, writes Jerzy Jachowicz
40 years ago, brutal martial law was imposed in Poland
December 13, 1981, is a day of sorrowful reflection in Poland on the suppression of democracy, freedom of speech and human rights
Martial law: killers unpunished
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.