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EDM (Early Day Motion) 114: tabled on 11 July 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House expresses its disappointment that Cardinal Jozef Glemp did not attend the ceremony at which the President of Poland, Aleksander Kwasniewski, apologised for the killing by Poles of the entire Jewish population, numbering some 1600, of Jedwabne in July 1941; also expresses its contempt for the local priest, Orlowski, who dismissed the apology as 'holocaust business'; and strongly hopes that the stand taken by the Polish President will help Poland finally to rid itself of its anti-semitic obsessions and prejudices which made it that much easier for the Nazis to carry out their own atrocities involving the murder of millions.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

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POLAND (Amendment 1)
at end add 'despite the efforts of heroic individual Poles who risked their own and their families' lives by sheltering Jewish friends and hiding them from the Nazi killers.'.
Conservative, New Forest East
EDM 114A1: tabled on 12 July 2001