Kaczynski accuses Silesia of being Germans
9th April 2011
Law and Justice leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski delved into the world of controversy when he allegedly referred to a big chunk of the Polish population as “camouflaged” Germans.
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Jaroslaw Kaczynski has divided the nation once again with his recent comments
The suspect people lurking in the Polish midst Mr Kaczynski apparently referred to were the Silesians, who at various points in their history have lived under German rule and have occasionally suffered the consequences of sitting astride the geo-political fault line between two historical foes.
Writing in a party document entitled ‘The State of the Nation’, the Law and Justice (PiS) leader said “Being a Silesian is a simple way to cut ties [with a Polish identity], and indeed could be a way to camouflage a ...
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