The law, which criminalized blaming Poland in any way for the Holocaust, caused an international outcry when it was first passed.
Trump Won't Meet Poland's Leaders Until Their Holocaust Law Is Repealed, US Diplomats Have Reportedly Warned
A diplomatic source in Warsaw confirmed to BuzzFeed News that a report by Polish media on a leaked State Department memo was correct.
Poland’s justice minister and other lawmakers had tried to quiet international uproar about the law by promising it would not be immediately enforced, but an organization that helped pass the law is trying to take enforcement into its own hands.
Israel’s feud with Poland over a recent law on the Holocaust could soon be made worse with a vote on a bill restricting the kosher and halal slaughter of meat.
Support for the museum comes after a law was passed making it a crime to blame Poland for the Holocaust, and amid deteriorating relations between Poland and Israel.
The event was reported as Poland is under fire for a new law making it a crime to say the country has responsibility for the Holocaust.
There’s a world of rappers who make tracks about World War II, attack the EU, and endorse marches organized by white nationalists. They're big in Poland, where a new fight over the Holocaust shows how history has become a weapon.
"One must protect the good name of Poland and Poles," said the Polish president when announcing he would sign the law.
Polish nationalists say anti-Semitism has been used to shame Poland, but historians and Jewish leaders say they're trying to censor the truth about the Holocaust.