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Minority Groups in Poland Call for More Action Against Xenophobia

Representatives of national and ethnic minorities organisations have called on Polish authorities to tackle the rising wave of xenophobia and violence based on nationality, race and religion. “We are a country with a...

by Polish Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights

Representatives of national and ethnic minorities organisations have called on Polish authorities to tackle the rising wave of xenophobia and violence based on nationality, race and religion.

“We are a country with a long and proud tradition of freedom and tolerance, but we are becoming a state that the world and its own national minorities perceive as increasingly xenophobic,” minority representatives wrote in their statement.

The organisations also pointed to many manifestations of anti-Semitism that appeared during the passage of the so-called Holocaust Law.