Polish president condemns anti.Semitic demonstration in Kalisz: “Betrayal”

Polish President Andrzej Duda today (Sunday) referred to the antisemitic demonstration in the Polish city of Kalisz on Polish Independence Day with the participation of hundreds of people, strongly condemned it and even called it a “betrayal”.

“I strongly condemn all acts of anti-Semitism. The barbarism perpetrated by a group of hooligans in Kalisz is contrary to the values ​​on which the Republic of Poland is based.

Meanwhile, former Israeli Ambassador to Poland Zvi Rabner spoke with Golan Yokfaz and Anat Davidov on 103FM about the difficult event and responded: “Unfortunately, the event is not so unusual. It is not new. There are many racists in the Polish parliament, but these are not the protesters. “.

As mentioned, the Polish Independence Day celebrations turned into a difficult-to-see neo-Nazi demonstration with the participation of hundreds of far-right activists, who demonstrated last Thursday in the Polish city of Kalisz and shouted “Death to the Jews” and “LGBT, Zionist pedophiles – enemies of Poland.” On Polish Independence Day, activists burned a historic charter belonging to the 13th-century Jewish community.

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid condemned the demonstration and said: “The horrific antisemitic incident in Poland reminds every Jew in the world of the intensity of hatred and the danger that lies in the world, if not sharply and uncompromisingly. The unequivocal condemnation of Polish elements is important and necessary, I welcome “This is how he expects the Polish government to take tough action against the people who took part in this shocking show of hatred.”

Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Kaminski also condemned the antisemitic incident in the city of Kalisz. “The people who organized the shameful and scandalous assembly in Kalisz on November 11 will face legal consequences,” he said.

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