Celebrations of the 40th anniversary of martial law in Warsaw. – Many people must have hands and hands to make sure that Poland and the people living in it become free. Many of them gave their lives for this, so we light candles for their memory – said Andrzej Duda during the final of the Action of the President of National Remembrance “Light the Light of Freedom” at Piłsudski Square. The Mayor of Warsaw, Rafał Trzas, brings the Strok railways under a commemorative plaque dedicated to Grzegorz Przemyk.
The refusal of the rose began the finale of the initiative of the Institute of National Remembrance entitled “Victims of martial law. Light the Light of Freedom ”on the 40th anniversary of its announcement. On Piłsudski Square, there is a cross around a cross arranged with a grave crowd with banners with the Solidarity logo and boards with inscriptions such as “Crow of the moon”, “Iron man”.
The lights of Freedom were lit at 7.30 pm by President Andrzej Duda and President of the City of National Remembrance, Karol Nawrocki. In the event, I will see the participation of the head of the Office of Combatants and Pressured Persons, Jan Józef Kasprzyk. – Thank you for the fact that, as every year, we can be together in this place on the 13th – this time on the 40th anniversary of the declaration of martial law – in order to pay tribute to those who helped them and to those for whom those December and previous days were a trauma, Often their draws for life, which have different tastes that may be present, sometimes and today behave differently, a scarred wound and a great flour for a lifetime and soul, ‘he said.
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Duda: let no one ever in the Commonwealth and wherever there are Poles in the world, never forgotten of that victim
He recalled that the ceremony at Piłsudski Square was taking place in a very large place. He indicated that the participants of the event gathered near the cross standing in the place of the papal altar from 1979, at which the Holy Father John Paul II said the words: “Let the Spirit pass and renew the culture of the earth, this land”: – These words became an inspiration, Until the throne of God was believed.
– today is free, sovereign and independent Poland. Before she came, now that these words were carried, they became supporters of this, because he worked against Poland to fight the signing by Poland and the people living in it became dismissed – said Duda.
He also emphasized that “many of them gave their lives for this, so we light candles of their memory in this place, and also near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier – a symbolic place for all Poles, where we pay tribute to our heroes who died for Poland in various fronts. “” Let no one in the Republic of Poland and wherever there are Poles in the world, never forgotten that victim. Let no one ever forget the heroism of the people of Solidarity, “appealed the president.
The ceremony was inscribed with “Solidarity by the gathered”.
The social campaign “For the victims of martial law. Ignite the Light of Freedom ”, organized for the first time by the Institute of National Remembrance, aims to commemorate all those who wish to lose their lives or otherwise suffered the imposition of martial law on December 13, 1981. Candles were lit in Polish windows to commemorate the tragic events of 40 years. Internet users have turned on the Virtual Light of Freedom. According to the Institute of National Remembrance, the action alludes to the gesture of solidarity that the masses of the free place in the world made towards Poles living under martial law on Christmas Eve 1981. To put symbolic lights in the windows of the then US President Ronald Reagan and the painter John Paul II.
President Trzaskowski signed the data under the plaque of Grzegorz Przemyk
In turn, Rafał Trzaskowski, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the anniversary registration at the commemorative plaque dedicated to Grzegorz Przemyk. “40 years ago, martial law began. The authorities wanted to use brutal force to suppress public opposition. 1.5 years later, Grzegorz was the victims of this brutal one. It was tried to benefit from the service and propaganda efforts – to no avail” – in social media “#Warsaw remembers Grzegorz Przemyk” – she added.
Under the “ anniversaries ” entry, there are photos of the President of Warsaw who places yellow-red flowers under the commemorative plaque of Grzegorz Przemyk, unveiled on the 20th of his death in high school. Andrzej Frycz-Modrzewski, where Przemyk studied.
Warsaw commemorated the 40th anniversary of the imposition of martial law
Warsaw school academies – a series of events to commemorate December 13, 1981. On the 40th anniversary of martial law in Warsaw, following the Polish Bar Council, also excluding the social campaign on civil rights. In Kinoteka at 6 p.m., after the special screening of the film “That there were no traces” about the death of Grzegorz Przemyk. Part of the event was a debate where participants talk about, among other things, how to tell about history and how to educate about human rights.
At the Museum of Caricature, you can see the exhibition “When Laughter Was the Shield”. To be one of the many city events that follow the daily martial law. The House of Meetings with Spain (DSH) a column with the new version of the “Your Warsaw” application, thanks to which you have the capital from the time of martial law and your peers better.
From December 11 – on the website relationsbiograficzne.pl there are stories of witnesses of martial law. Varsovians will also take walks around the martial law monuments, while the celebration of the anniversary of martial law in the capital will be accompanied by a performance by Volny Choir.
– Memories from the war period for us are a dramatic state, full of answers, but a return with a feedback memory to be replaced. Thanks to the stories of people who remember ten times, the younger ones can find out what the generations looked like then. Forty by this, we have information from the next generation of the country on what is happening in ours and in our homes. We think about people who were in a difficult situation at that time, who simply tried to secure their lives, mimic the spirit of the family and not lose hope that Poland would be free and democratic – said President Rafał Trzaskowski, quoted in a communication from the town hall.
Photo Source: Radek Pietruszka, PAP