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Poland Outlaws Blaming The Country For Holocaust Atrocities

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Poland Outlaws Blaming The Country For Holocaust Atrocities
The controversial legislation has some free speech advocates up in arms.
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Poland's controversial "Holocaust Bill" legally absolves the country of any involvement in the Holocaust. While the majority of people on both sides of the issue acknowledge Poland did not have a role in Nazi-occupied Germany's concentration camps, free speech advocates say it cuts off discourse. Using the phrase "Polish death camps," among other terms could land a person with up to three years in prison or a hefty fine. The United States and Israel have made statements of disapproval of this law.