Polish WWII Survivors Sue Publisher of Books by Late Nazi (The New York Times)

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By The Associated Press
April 10, 2018

WARSAW, Poland — Three survivors of World War II atrocities have sued a Polish publisher of books that contain Nazi propaganda and Holocaust denial, a lawyer in Poland said Tuesday.

Wojciech Kozlowski, a partner in the Warsaw office of international legal firm Dentons, said the lawsuit filed last week is the first of its kind in Poland. It names the Katmar publishing house, which in 2016 published two books by the late Belgian Nazi collaborator and SS officer Leon Degrelle, and editor Andrzej Ryba as respondents.

Kozlowski said the plaintiffs are in their 80s and want to remain anonymous. Two of them were saved from the Warsaw Ghetto as children, but lost their families in the Holocaust. One was a Polish resistance fighter.

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