>BBC World Service: Poles apart on lustration

>Excellent report on lustration and decommunization issues in Poland on BBC World Service’s Assignment programme accessible here. Interesting how in challenging Poland’s ‘forgiving’ lustration settlement – in which telling the truth about collaboration with the dark repressive side of the regime mattered more than collaboration itself – right-wing forces are re-treading tactics of the Czech anti-communist right in the early 1990s. The ‘wild’ publication of list of collaborators etc

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