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The Independent and Rivkah Brown. Another example of Russian influences in the Western media?

The Independent and Rivkah Brown. Another example of Russian influences in the Western media?

Please see below text that was sent to individuals associated with The Independent several months ago.  Naturally, there was no response.  Why? Considering the overlap of the content of in the opinion pieces of Rivkah Brown with the anti-Polish narrative propagated by the former Soviet Union and current Russia, one can at least start to…

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Swiss Press Council ignores anti-Polish narrative of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Swiss Press Council ignores anti-Polish narrative of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung

In a disgraceful decision of March 27, 2020, the Swiss Press Council (Presserat) decided to reject a complaint against an anti-Polish lampoon entitled “We do not tolerate such a picture of history – a Polish campaign against Holocaust research” that appeared in the leading Swiss daily Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) on March 28, 2019. The…

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MP Daniel Kawczynski did nothing wrong and, unlike his accusers, has no reason to apologize!

MP Daniel Kawczynski did nothing wrong and, unlike his accusers, has no reason to apologize!

Recently, the only Polish born member of the British parliament was attacked for attending a National Conservatism conference in Rome that, amongst other agenda items, paid tribute to Polish Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan for their role in bringing down Communism in Eastern Europe. One of the critics of MP Kawczynski stated that…

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Journalists weave familiar anti-Polish stereotypes into their reports on the Auschwitz Commemorations

Journalists weave familiar anti-Polish stereotypes into their reports on the Auschwitz Commemorations

Introduction In January 2020, a number of news media outlets reported on the two foremost commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The first commemoration took place in Jerusalem, Israel, and the second took place in Oświęcim, Poland. This paper will examine articles that reported on the two events and were published…

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Response to Biased Opinion Piece by Rivkah Brown, Senior Commissioning Comment Editor and Columnist at “The Independent”.

Response to Biased Opinion Piece by Rivkah Brown, Senior Commissioning Comment Editor and Columnist at “The Independent”.

Dear Sir/Madam: I am writing in response to the article “Poland is in denial about its role in the Holocaust – it was both victim and perpetrator” by Rivkah Brown, which was published in The Independent on 22 January 2020. As Ms. Brown’s article was an opinion piece, I respectfully ask that my response below be published…

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Daniel Kawczynski MP in the Holocaust Memorial Day Debate in Houses of Parliament

Daniel Kawczynski MP in the Holocaust Memorial Day Debate in Houses of Parliament

“I would like to address colleagues, not as the MP for Shrewsbury, but as the only Polish-born British Member of this Parliament. A lot of the killings during the Second World War took place in the country of my birth. Of course, we could not go back to Poland after we had left, because of…

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Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi dismissive towards the Polish victims of Auschwitz

Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi dismissive towards the Polish victims of Auschwitz

On January 21, 2020 United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went to Poland to visit Auschwitz where her delegation was hosted by the speakers of both houses of the Polish parliament. Her Press Release then omit the Polish victims, although they were the first sent to Auschwitz, and constituted the second largest group killed there.…

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Problems with Article in “The Atlantic” by Doctor Edna Friedberg of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Problems with Article in “The Atlantic” by Doctor Edna Friedberg of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The below was letter was submitted to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on December 22, 2019 by Gene Sokolowski, PhD in response to the following article:  The Truth About Poland’s Role in the Holocaust Dear Doctor Friedberg, I recently came across and am writing in response to your article entitled “The Truth About Poland’s…

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