An ally of the ruling right-wing Law and Justice Party who occasionally has been willing to buck the party's will, Duda also announced that he would ask the country's Constitutional Tribunal to review the bill to check whether it complies with Poland's fundamental rights, such as the freedom of speech.
Poland's president signed legislation Tuesday that imposes prison terms of up to three years for falsely and intentionally attributing the crimes of Nazi Germany to Poland.
But it also "takes into account the sensitivity of those for whom the issue of historical truth, the memory of the Holocaust is incredibly important", Duda added. Polish institutions did not collaborate with Germans.
Moreover, whilst the concentration camps were the site where Jewish people were killed in the millions, the murdering of Poles of Christian and other denominations (numbering in the hundreds of thousands) should not be discounted or forgotten.
In a televised address, Duda said the legislation would preserve Poland's worldwide reputation and said that artistic and historical research work will not be affected by the law. "Meanwhile, together with likeminded friends inside and outside Poland, we shall continue to urge respectful and open dialogue among all the parties involved to try to help restore the bonds of trust that ought to be in everyone's best interest". And yes, more Poles have been honored by Yad Vashem for their life-saving efforts to protect Jews during the war than any other nation. Approximately 6 million Polish citizens were killed during World War II, about half of them Jews.
The attitudes towards Israel are constantly improving in Poland and many young people have ahistorical but positive associations with Israel.
The dispute over the "blame" law has deeply wounded the relationship between Poland and Israel.
"We will certainly talk about our common history soon", Joanna Kopcinska, the spokeswoman, said in a statement sent to Reuters.
The Washington, DC-based museum said some Polish agencies, including the police force and railway personnel, played a role in the deportation and sending of Jews to the death camps. Jewish activists also say the law has sparked a rise in anti-Semitism in Poland.
While Daniels conceded that there were "undoubtedly many, many bad Poles who were involved in horrific crimes" against Jews, the bill's wording criminalizes those who accuse the Polish government or the Polish nation as a whole of complicity with the Nazis. Amendments to the law envisage fines or imprisonment for up to three years for "sharing responsibility before the Polish people or the state, including for crimes committed by the Third Reich".
Warsaw has given Kiev strong backing in its standoff with Moscow over the annexation of Crimea in 2014 and a pro-Russian separatist revolt in eastern Ukraine.
The Cloverfield Paradox cameos of Pegg and Grunberg aren't the only actors to make voice-only cameos in a Cloverfield film . Abrams' Cloverfield franchise, will unveil what the hell awoke the sea monster from the original Cloverfield .
He already is guaranteed to spend life in prison under other sentences. "Society must be protected from Larry Nassar ", she said. According to the Attorney General's office, 265 women and girls have reported abuse at the hands of Nassar.
On Dec. 31, Douglas County Deputy Zachary Parrish was shot and killed during an ambush at a Highlands Ranch apartment complex. The governor has ordered flags to fly at half-staff on public buildings until sunset on the day of Deputy Flick's funeral.
Under Ms Yellen's stewardship, the U.S. economy has seen its strongest six months of economic activity since 2014. After her last day at the Fed on Friday, she will start a new job Monday at the Brookings Institution .
The 74-page report, the Pentagon's first since 2010, cast China as "a major challenge to U.S. interests in Asia". Low-yield weapons with a strength of under 20 kilotons are less powerful but are still devastating.
The Patriots and Eagles had two of the best defenses in the league throughout the regular season and postseason. He was clearly emotional beforehand and expressed those feelings to ESPN's Mike Reiss afterwards .
Westlake, a mostly Hispanic area, is home to more than 20 schools. "They thought it was a toy gun, but then it shot", Urbina said. Mayor Eric Garcetti told local news channel KABC-TV at the scene that it was unclear if the shooting was accidental.
Adam Lallana , Danny Ings and Dominic Solanke are all set to feature for Liverpool's U-23 side against Tottenham this evening. The Reds ultimately lost the game 1-0, and were reduced to nine men, when George Johnson also seen red in the 87th minute.
Gordon has declared that this will be his last dunk contest and is looking to make up for his disappointment from past year . They will go up against first-time participants Los Angeles Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. and Dallas Mavericks' Dennis Smith Jr .
Gunman in Italy migrant shooting had far-right links
They are running against Matteo Renzi's much-splintered centre-left Democratic Party and the populist 5-Star Movement. Police said one of the six victims was seriously hurt and needed surgery but gave no further details.
Hawaii man says he's devastated about sending missile alert
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Person of interest faces ammo charges for Las Vegas shooting
Haig, 55, of Mesa, Ariz., is a senior engineer for Honeywell Aerospace, an aircraft engines and avionics manufacturer in Phoenix . Haig's name was mistakenly released when a judge in Nevada made the police warrant public without redacting Haig's name.
Microsoft reveals Office 2019 will only run on Windows 10 PCs
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