On Wednesday, President Andrzej Duda referred to the Law and Justice spot, which used shots from the German Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. “This is an unworthy act and there is no excuse for it,” he tweeted.
Wednesday on social media Law and Justice published a spot, in which shots from the German Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau and an entry by journalist Tomasz Lis were used. The material was published in the context of the march that will pass through Warsaw on June 4. “June 4 march is getting closer. Are you sure you want to be there?” – reads the post posted together with the recording on Twitter PiS.
The Auschwitz Museum reacted to the PiS spot. “The instrumentalization of the tragedy of the people who suffered and died in the German Nazi Auschwitz camp – on any side of the political dispute – is an affront to the memory of the victims. It is a sad, painful and unacceptable manifestation of the moral and intellectual corruption of the public debate,” the statement read.
President Duda: an unworthy act and there is no excuse for it
“The memory of the victims of German crimes in Auschwitz is sacred and inviolable. The tragedy of millions of victims cannot be used in political struggle. It is an unworthy action and there is no justification for it,” the president wrote in his reaction to the spot. Andrzej Duda.
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