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Who is trying to outdo Hitler and Stalin in Poland in suppressing Independence Day?

Independence Day March – Update 2018-11-09

Courts of law both in Wrocław1)Wrocław. Sąd uchylił decyzję prezydenta o odwołaniu Marszu Niepodległości, wprost 2018-11-08. and Warsaw2)Sąd uchylił zakaz organizacji Marszu Niepodległości w Warszawie, wiadomości.radiozet.pl 2018-11-08. lifted the ban on the Independence Day March. The mayor of Warsaw said she would appeal against this decision3)Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz: będziemy się odwoływać od decyzji sądu ws. Marszu Niepodległości, msn wiadomości 2018-11-09. whereas the mayor of Wroclaw made an offensive statement to the tune that “no decent city dweller shall dare take part in it”.4)Dutkiewicz o marszu narodowców: Żaden przyzwoity wrocławianin nie ma prawa wziąć w nim udziału, Gazeta Wrocławska 2018-11-09.

At the same time many members of the law enforcement have gone on strike. Coincidence? Will the army be called in if anything happens? The powers that be (foreign and their domestic lackeys) have vested interest in disrupting the March. No difficulty paying a few thugs and telling them to mingle with the crowd and then, at the appointed place, with cameras rolling, unfurl “fascist”, “racist” and “nazi” flags for the whole world to see.

You remember President Obama’s speech a few years ago? He said something like this: if lethal gas is used against civilians, the United States will step in. On the following day gas was used.

It is going to be an interesting Sunday in Poland.

 

The celebration of Poland’s Independence Day, which falls on 11 November, has been prohibited by Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, and almost all the post-war communist rulers of the country. Since 1989 Poland is supposedly an independent state and the Polish nation can enjoy freedom and feel itself at last at home. Spontaneously people began celebrating Independence Day and have continued to do so for a good many years. Every year from the point of view of the powers that be this festivity has been a problem: allegedly fascists and Nazis, anti-Semites and racists made up the long, fifty, seventy or a hundred thousand people strong column of men and women and children marching along the capital’s streets, with unfurled national flags. The message is sent to the whole world that “fascism is raising its ugly head” in Poland and that something must be done about it or else.

This year it is the hundredth anniversary of Poland regaining independence after 123 years of captivity during which it was politically erased from the maps of Europe. This national holiday was officially instituted barely before the Second World War. Its importance for the collective national consciousness cannot be overrated. And lo and behold, it is again a thorn in the flesh of the powers that be.

At first Poland’s President Andrzej Duda, who styles himself as a patriot, said he would take part; then, which was only waiting to happen, he revoked;5)Andrzej Duda nie weźmie udziału w Marszu Niepodległości, wp wiadomości 2018-10-29. then Warsaw’s mayor said she would forbid the march the moment she learnt about improprieties; then she took the ultimate decision to prohibit the march;6)Prezydent Warszawy Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz zakazała Marszu Niepodległości, Rzeczpospolita 2018-11-07.eventually President Andrzej Duda said he would form and lead a rival march,7)Spotkanie Duda-Morawiecki. prezydent zorganizuje marsz 11 Listopada, fakty.interia.pl 2018-11-07. with a changed name: no Independence March anymore but a White-and-Red March, named after the colours of the national flag.

Things are even more bizarre in Wrocław, the fourth largest city in south-western Poland. The latest act of the outgoing and the first act of the incoming city mayor was to forbid a similar Independence Day March here because of – and there follows the usual explanation – all the “nazis, racists, and anti-Semites” supposedly feeding the event.8)Prezydent Wrocławia zakazuje Narodowego Marszu Niepodległości! Następna będzie Warszawa? Najwyższy Czas! 2018-11-06. To make things even more funny, the incoming mayor declared his public participation in a Hindu religious festival of Diwali9)Jacek Sutryk będzie rozdawać darmowe indyjskie jedzenie. To z okazji święta Diwali, Gazeta wrocławska 2018-11-06. (there are an estimated two thousand Hindu residents in the SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND city of Wrocław) and gave his blessing to a new phenomenon: a march in commemoration of the events from 80 years back known as Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass), when Jewish shop windows were smashed by enraged crowds of the then German Wrocław/Breslau.10)W środę rozpoczną się Dni Wzajemnego Szacunku. Ulicami Wrocławia przejdzie marsz, Tu Wrocław 2018-11-06.

To sum it up: a totally alien Hindu religious holiday IN, a commemorative march in remembrance of the historically small incident that occurred in a different country and befell a different people IN, but the national holiday of the millions of the indigenous inhabitants OUT.

One does not wonder that Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin wanted to hear nothing about a Polish national holiday; one understands that the (not necessarily of Polish descent) communists took orders from Moscow and crush patriotic feelings and the national identity. These are pretty obvious. The question remains: in whose interest is this holiday being suppressed now?

 

References   [ + ]

1. Wrocław. Sąd uchylił decyzję prezydenta o odwołaniu Marszu Niepodległości, wprost 2018-11-08.
2. Sąd uchylił zakaz organizacji Marszu Niepodległości w Warszawie, wiadomości.radiozet.pl 2018-11-08.
3. Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz: będziemy się odwoływać od decyzji sądu ws. Marszu Niepodległości, msn wiadomości 2018-11-09.
4. Dutkiewicz o marszu narodowców: Żaden przyzwoity wrocławianin nie ma prawa wziąć w nim udziału, Gazeta Wrocławska 2018-11-09.
5. Andrzej Duda nie weźmie udziału w Marszu Niepodległości, wp wiadomości 2018-10-29.
6. Prezydent Warszawy Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz zakazała Marszu Niepodległości, Rzeczpospolita 2018-11-07.
7. Spotkanie Duda-Morawiecki. prezydent zorganizuje marsz 11 Listopada, fakty.interia.pl 2018-11-07.
8. Prezydent Wrocławia zakazuje Narodowego Marszu Niepodległości! Następna będzie Warszawa? Najwyższy Czas! 2018-11-06.
9. Jacek Sutryk będzie rozdawać darmowe indyjskie jedzenie. To z okazji święta Diwali, Gazeta wrocławska 2018-11-06.
10. W środę rozpoczną się Dni Wzajemnego Szacunku. Ulicami Wrocławia przejdzie marsz, Tu Wrocław 2018-11-06.

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