Poland’s prime minister said the demand for the Polish government to pay restitution to Jews who survived the Holocaust would equate to “Hitler’s victory after his death” and doesn’t comply with the demands of international law.
An election debate in the Polish city of Kielce descended into a display of antisemitism and skullcap-throwing, as candidates sparred over restitution to Jewish Holocaust victims.
Poland cancelled a visit by Israeli officials who intended to raise the issue of the restitution of Jewish properties seized during the Holocaust, a matter Warsaw insists is closed.
Polish far-right supporters marched in Warsaw to protest against a US law for the restitution of Jewish assets and property during WWII.
Museum authorities at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp have protested to an online vendor that was selling miniskirts, pillows and other items bearing photos of the camp.
Poland’s Prime Minister declared that his government will not pay compensation for property lost during World War II since, he said, Poles were the war’s major victim.