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Flowers are placed at the memorial to Janusz Korczak who died in the gas chamber of the Treblinka Nazi German death camp in 1942 together with the children of the Jewish orphanage that he ran in the Warsaw Ghetto, at the Jewish cemetery in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, March 1, 2018. A Polish law that makes it a crime to accuse the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany took effect on Thursday. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 01, 2018 - 12:11 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish law that makes it a crime to falsely accuse the Polish nation of crimes committed by Nazi Germany took effect Thursday, part of a wider effort by nationalist authorities to use history to defend the country's honor and pride. For years Polish officials have struggled...
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FILE - This Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, shows the Memorial on the grounds of the former German Nazi Death Camp Treblinka, near the village of Treblinka, northeast Poland. A Polish law that criminalizes accusing the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany has taken effect, Thursday March 1, 2019. The law has sparked a crisis with Israel, where officials fear its true aim is to repress research on Poles who killed Jews during World War II, something Polish officials deny. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 01, 2018 - 9:57 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish law that makes it a crime to falsely accuse the Polish nation of crimes committed by Nazi Germany took effect Thursday, part of a wider effort by nationalist authorities to use history to defend the country's honor and pride. For years Polish officials have struggled...
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FILE - This Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, shows the Memorial on the grounds of the former German Nazi Death Camp Treblinka, near the village of Treblinka, northeast Poland. A Polish law that criminalizes accusing the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany has taken effect, Thursday March 1, 2019. The law has sparked a crisis with Israel, where officials fear its true aim is to repress research on Poles who killed Jews during World War II, something Polish officials deny. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 01, 2018 - 6:12 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish law that makes it a crime to accuse the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany took effect on Thursday, part of a wider effort by the nationalist authorities to harness history to defend the country's honor and pride. For years Polish officials...
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Lucetta Scaraffia, editor in chief of "Donne, Chiesa, Mondo" (Women, Church, World), poses for portraits in her house in Rome, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. The March edition of "Women, Church, World" _ the monthly magazine of the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano _ is denouncing how nuns are treated like virtual slaves by cardinals and bishops, forced to cook, clean and tend to their needs for next to no pay. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
March 01, 2018 - 6:11 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican magazine has denounced how nuns are often treated like indentured servants by cardinals and bishops, for whom they cook and clean for next to no pay. The March edition of "Women Church World," the monthly women's magazine of the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano,...
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Lucetta Scaraffia, editor in chief of "Donne, Chiesa, Mondo" (Women, Church, World), poses for portraits in her house in Rome, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. The March edition of "Women, Church, World" _ the monthly magazine of the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano _ is denouncing how nuns are treated like virtual slaves by cardinals and bishops, forced to cook, clean and tend to their needs for next to no pay. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
March 01, 2018 - 5:06 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican magazine is denouncing how nuns are often treated like indentured servants by cardinals and bishops, for whom they cook and clean for next to no pay. The March edition of "Women Church World," the monthly women's magazine of the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano,...
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FILE - This Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, shows the Memorial on the grounds of the former German Nazi Death Camp Treblinka, near the village of Treblinka, northeast Poland. A Polish law that criminalizes accusing the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany has taken effect, Thursday March 1, 2019. The law has sparked a crisis with Israel, where officials fear its true aim is to repress research on Poles who killed Jews during World War II, something Polish officials deny. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 01, 2018 - 3:30 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish law that makes it a crime to accuse the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany took effect on Thursday, part of a larger effort by the nationalist authorities to harness history for its larger purpose of defending the country's honor and pride...
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March 01, 2018 - 2:47 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish law that makes it a crime to accuse the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany took effect on Thursday, part of a larger effort by the nationalist authorities to harness history for its larger purpose of defending the country's honor and pride...
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March 01, 2018 - 2:33 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish law that makes it a crime to accuse the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany took effect on Thursday, part of a larger effort by the nationalist authorities to harness history for its larger purpose of defending the country's honor and pride...
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March 01, 2018 - 1:59 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish law that criminalizes accusing the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany has taken effect. The law has sparked a crisis with Israel, where officials fear its true aim is to repress research on Poles who killed Jews during World War II, something...
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This undated booking photo provided by the Arapahoe County, Colo., Sheriff's Office shows Greta Lindecrantz, a defense investigator jailed for refusing to testify for prosecutors in a death penalty appeal. Lindecrantz is a Mennonite who opposes capital punishment and does not want to risk her testimony being used to help execute the defendant. (Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 6:09 pm
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A defense investigator in a death penalty case has been jailed indefinitely for refusing to testify for prosecutors, saying that helping their effort to execute a defendant would violate her religious beliefs. Greta Lindecrantz, a Mennonite who opposes capital punishment,...
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