Duda has signed amendment on the demolition of Communist monuments in Poland

The President of Poland Andrzej Duda on July 17 signed amendments to the law on prohibition of propaganda of communism for the destruction of the country’s Communist monuments. About it reports a press-service of the Polish President.

«July 17, 2017, the President of the Republic of Poland signed the act of 22 June 2017 on amendments to the law on prohibition of propaganda of communism or any other totalitarian regime in the names of buildings and public spaces», – stated in the message.

According to the document, in Poland it is impossible to build a Communist monuments in the future.

«Monuments can memorialize persons, events or dates symbolizing communism or another totalitarian regime, as well as in any way to promote this system», – said in a note.

The exceptions are sites that may not see a large number of people, monuments in cemeteries, the ones that are shown at exhibitions in the framework of artistic, educational, collecting or research activities, or those that are put on display without the purpose of propaganda of the Communist regime.

According to the law, there are 12 months that was removed Communist symbols.

The law will enter into force three months after publication.

The law on decommunization in Poland entered into force on 20 may 2016.




Duda has signed amendment on the demolition of Communist monuments in Poland 17.07.2017

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