Polish version of Platform reader Lest We Forget released


Prague, 10 June – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience in close cooperation with the Institute of National Remembrance in Poland has released the Polish version of the reader Lest We Forget. Memory of Totalitarianism in Europe (“Aby pamięć przetrwała. Dziedzictwo totalitaryzmu w Europie“). After the Czech, English, French, German and Ukrainian versions it is so far the 6th language version of the book, which is intended for older secondary school students anywhere in Europe.

The purpose of the reader is to educate today’s young generation about Europe’s tragic totalitarian past and about the importance of upholding fundamental human rights, freedoms and democratic values in society. The goal is to promote better understanding and integration among European citizens and to help prevent the recurrence of any form of non-democratic rule in the future.

Aby pamięć przetrwała. Dziedzictwo totalitaryzmu w Europie. Zbiór tekstów dla uczniów szkół średnich z całej Europy, red. Gillian Purves, przekład z ang. Antonina Kozłowska, Instytut Pamięci Narodowej, Platforma Europejskiej Pamięci i Sumienia, Warszawa 2018, ISBN 978-83-8098-263-5