Prime Minister: May the memory of the Cursed Soldiers mark the way of our freedom today

Just as they marked the way to freedom, so today we are obliged to care for and develop our freedom - said the head of the government during the National Remembrance Day of the Cursed Soldiers.

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Photo: Krystian Maj / Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland

 During the ceremony on the premises of the former Mokotów Prison, Mateusz Morawiecki recalled the events that took place 69 years ago, when on 1 March 1951, after a show trial, the communist authorities shot seven members of the WiN Independence Movement [IV Zarząd Głównego Zrzeszenia "Wolność i Niezawisłość"].

Dear veterans, our wonderful heroes, we would like to express our gratitude for that testimony and we promise to fight for a better Poland - continued Prime Minister. Thanks to your steadfastness, we are fortunate to be able to care for our homeland today and we are committed to care for it in the years to come - he concluded.

 The head of the government lit a candle in the death row and laid flowers at the execution wall in the museum on Rakowiecka Street.

The idea of the National Remembrance Day of the Cursed Soldiers was conceived by President Lech Kaczyński. This year is the tenth time when the celebrations have been organised.

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