Participants in the yearly March of the Living walk between barbed wire fences in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, on April 24, 2017. Jews from Israel and around the world marched the route from Auschwitz to Birkenau to commemorate Holocaust victims. A law recently passed by the Polish legislature would make it a crime to refer to such camps as “Polish”. Photo: AP

Poland’s Holocaust law is about much more than anti-Semitism

Josef Gregory Mahoney and Piotr Sochon say that behind Poland’s controversial new law lurk some disturbing suspicions regarding the country’s Jewish community – but also anti-EU and anti-German sentiment, not to mention nationalist and economic concerns over potential Holocaust reparations

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Participants in the yearly March of the Living walk between barbed wire fences in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, on April 24, 2017. Jews from Israel and around the world marched the route from Auschwitz to Birkenau to commemorate Holocaust victims. A law recently passed by the Polish legislature would make it a crime to refer to such camps as “Polish”. Photo: AP
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