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From the European Union’s border with Belarus, October 6, 2021,

An Appeal

In keeping with the legacy of Marek Edelman, Jacek Kuroń, and Irena Sendler, and endeavoring to live according to their example, we cannot remain silent while people are dying at the Polish border. We cannot remain silent while they are denied help by those who are obliged to provide it. We cannot remain silent while people of good will are prevented from saving and assisting others deprived of shelter and threatened by hunger, cold, sickness, and pain. As we are helpless vis-a-vis the repulsive, inhumane immigration policy of the Polish authorities, we appeal for solidarity with an abused people whom they look upon with cruel insensitivity. We appeal to international public opinion, to people in culture, science, and business, and to politicians throughout the world whether in power or in the opposition, to exert unyielding pressure on the Polish authorities to stop this torture.    

Signatories:

Witold BEREŚ                                        

Bogdan BIAŁEK,

Seweryn BLUMSZTAJN,

Teresa BOGUCKA,

Krzysztof BURNETKO,

Agnieszka HOLLAND,

Paula SAWICKA,

Andrzej SEWERYN

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