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Justice for Poland’s 1981 marital law nightmare is still possible

Poland just recognized the 40th anniversary of the imposition of a brutal martial law in the country under the previous communist regime. Two official statements were made to mark the occasion by important figures in Polish public life. Now, I wonder how the intensity and vitality of these postulates can be maintained and not simply […]
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Czesław Kiszczak History Martial law Poland Wojciech Jaruzelski News
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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.

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