Poland cracks down on communist-era generals - Warsaw strips officers of rank

Poland cracks down on communist-era generals - Warsaw strips officers of rank
 

The late General Wojciech Jaruzelski will lose his top rank and be demoted to private, as the Polish Government takes a stand against wrongs done in the past, the Polish Prime Minister said.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has proposed a draft law that takes the side of the victims of more than four decades of communism in Poland.
The prime minister put forward the proposal for the law on the day that Poland honoured anti-communist fighters who were killed by the regime.
Under the law, which looks set to pass, communist-era officers like General Jaruzelski would be demoted to the rank of... read more

 
1 March 2018 in World News, Views: 26
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