Другая Польша

На днях Европейский парламент осудил попытку польского правительства отнять мандат члена парламента у Бронислава Геремека. Лидер «Солидарности», бывший политический заключенный и министр иностранных дел, ответственный за вступление Польши в НАТО, Геремек отказался подписать еще одно заявление о том, что он не являлся коммунистическим агентом тайной полиции.

Парламент ЕС назвал действия польского правительства охотой на ведьм, а Геремек объявил закон об «очищении» Польши угрозой гражданским свободам. В ответ, польский премьер-министр Ярослав Качиньский обвинил Геремека во «вреде его родине» и «антипольских провокационных делах». Те же самые фразы использовались коммунистами, когда Геремек критиковал их плохое управление.

Постановление Конституционного Суда от 11 мая отменило большую часть положений закона об очищении, и сделала позицию Геремека в Европарламенте безопасной, по крайней мере, на время. Но закон об очищении является лишь одним из многих систематических попыток сегодняшнего правительства Польши подорвать демократические институты и структуры.

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