VIDEO: Directed by award-winning Jan P. Matuszyński, the film Leave No Traces tells the story of the murder of Grzegorz Przemyk, a teenage who died shortly after receiving a severe beating in a police station in 1983.
WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES: The remains of three bodies belonging to victims judged to be around 19-20 years old were found by the Search and Identification Bureau of the Institute of National Remembrance.
According to Mirosław Nizio, the principal architect and designer, the museum will follow “a timeless form” that will enable people to “nurture” the memory and spiritual heritage of the priest.”
The disturbing images captured by photographer John Vachon show the village of Wąwolnica in eastern Poland engulfed in thick flames as locals desperately try to save their possessions and livestock as their homes are torched by post-war Communist security services.
Known as “Toledo”, the prison in Warsaw’s Praga district operated from 1944-1956, first being run by the Soviet NKVD, and later by Poland’s communist-era Ministry of Public Security.
On the anniversary of resistance hero Kazimierz Moczarski being incarcerated with Jurgen Stroop, the man who hunted down and quashed the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, TFN’s Alex Webber looks back at the incredible story of their shared confinement and the book that emerged exploring what “led certain Germans to become genocidal killers.”
The rusted firearms are thought to have belonged to anti-communist partisans who waged a guerrilla war against state forces for a number of years after 1945.
President Duda today laid a wreath in memory of a student who was beaten to death by Poland’s Communist police.