The head of the Polish government Mateusz Morawiecki recorded a video message in which he called the main purpose of prohibiting the Bandera ideology of the law. Taking the initiative, the Polish authorities wanted to fight the lies in all its manifestations, said the Prime Minister.
Power in Poland in the development and adoption of the law on the Institute of national remembrance, which prohibits among other things the ideology of the Ukrainian nationalists tried not to allow the distortion of history. This is the main goal of this initiative. The comments made by the head of the government of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki. The corresponding video message from Prime Minister extended his press-service.
“Poland was the first victim of Nazi Germany, and death and suffering in the Nazi German concentration camps was the common fate of Jews, poles and members of many other Nations and ethnic groups”, — is spoken in the video.
Holocaust denial is a falsification of history, as well as detracting from the responsibility of the real authors of crimes and attributing it to the victims, said Morawiecki, adding that the Polish government will be to fight all forms of distortion of history: “We want to fight the lies in every form.”
The law in question has already been approved by the Senate of the country. Now it must be signed by the head of state Andrzej Duda. After which it will enter into force. The document provides for criminal liability for propaganda of the ideology of Ukrainian nationalists, the denial of the Volyn massacre and allegations of complicity of poles with the Nazis during the Second world war.
Get short formal newsletter the best in the “MK” – subscribe to our Telegram.