However, it was an illegal regime founded on the threat of violence.
You do realise that the Communists weren't as unpopular in the post-war period as you make them out to be? They enjoyed a wave of popularity after WW2, not least because it was a clear rejection of fascism.
The Czechs have acknowledged this in law, and handed back the stolen property.
Actually, their property restitution process is every bit as slow as Poland's.
Poland's political elite decided it should stay stolen.
Poland's "political elite" are in the majority the old commies, which means that Poland is still not a free country...
Yes, like Jaroslaw Kaczynski. Son of a PZPR member, previously a member of the AK - the worst kind of turncoat traitor.
I reckon they should enforce Lustracja just the way they did in Eastern Germany when they were joing the Western part.
Why? The majority is against it - good Catholics believe in forgiveness, and sensible people can't see any benefit from digging up old wounds.
Without it Poland will be always poor, full scandals and just not important...
Most of us don't want Poland to be important. Poles are quite sick of the countless years of wars, battles, wars, battles, etc.
Then again goofy, if you care so much about Poland, why are you in the UK?