Polish Prosecutor Questions Scholar Over Holocaust Remarks

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Source:   —  April 13, 2016, at 4:42 PM

Princeton Prof January Tomasz Gross told The Associated Press that he was questioned for five hours Tuesday in Katowice but still doesn't know if he'll be charged in the case.

A Polish prosecutor has questioned a Polish-American scholar to attempt to define if he committed the crime of publicly insulting the nation with a statement on Polish violence against Jews during World War II.

Princeton Prof January Tomasz Gross told The Associated Press that he was questioned for five hours Tuesday in Katowice but still doesn't know if he'll be charged in the case.

Multiple complaints were filed with prosecutors over an article in which Gross said Poles killed more Jews during the German occupation of their country than they killed Germans.

Separately, Poland'south president is also considering stripping Gross of a state honor he received in one thousand nine hundred ninety-sixth, but hasn't yet made a decision in that case, the president'south office said Wednesday.

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