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Statement on ignorant and hateful comment by US Congressman Stephen Cohen of Tennessee

Statement on ignorant and hateful comment by US Congressman Stephen Cohen of Tennessee

On May 24, 2021, on the Anderson Cooper show, United States Congressman Stephen Cohen from Tenessee made the following outrageous, and hateful,  anti-Polish statement that suggests falsely that Poland was responsible for Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps during the Holocaust:     Well, it’s sad to see that Members of Congress have gotten to this…

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World War II ended  75 years ago, but Time magazine, Olivia Roache and Olivia Waxman are still attacking Poland and the Polish victims.

World War II ended  75 years ago, but Time magazine, Olivia Roache and Olivia Waxman are still attacking Poland and the Polish victims.

The below is a letter criticizing an article by Madeline Roache and Olivia B. Waxman that appeared in Time magazine.  The letter was sent to Ms. Waxman and the Editor.  No response, of course. === Dear Ms. Waxman, I am writing in response to your piece “World War II in Europe Ended 75 Years Ago—But…

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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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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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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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Apel do Polonii i Polaków mieszkających za granicą

Apel do Polonii i Polaków mieszkających za granicą

Organizatorzy międzynarodowej konferencji historycznej „Poland First to Fight”, która odbędzie się w National Press Club w Waszyngtonie w dniach od 18–go do 20-go listopada, apelują do Polaków mieszkających za granicą o wsparcie. Polish Media Issues jest jednym z partnerów projektu. Prosimy wszystkich o wsparcie w realizacji tego ważnego wydarzenia. Pierwszego września 2019 minęło 80 lat…

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