Category Archives: Poland

From Justice Delayed to Justice Denied: Katyń in Strasbourg

In April 1940, the Soviet secret police initiated a secret massacre of some 20,000 Polish officials and officers. The struggle to establish the truth of what happened in the Katyń forests came to dominate much of contemporary Polish political life … Continue reading

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Saying We’re Sorry: Historical Justice, Katyn, Canada and Rwanda

Overcoming the injustices of the past does not come easy. In Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere, Aboriginal peoples have sought a sense of justice with greater political representation and protection of their traditions after colonial brutality. With the support … Continue reading

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