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August 18, 2016 10:09 am

Poland’s Cabinet Approves Bill Outlawing Phrase ‘Polish Death Camps’

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The entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A law proposal making phrases like “Polish labor camps,” “Polish extermination camps” and “Polish death camps” punishable by imprisonment for up to three years has been approved by Poland’s Cabinet.

Critics responded to the news by suggesting it is an attempt to “criminalize ignorance” on the part of those who have unwittingly caused offense.

Read full story at CNN.

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