POLAND: Reds Spared

More than half of all cases awaiting trial before the courts of. Poland were swept off the dockets, last week as Parliament voted through a thoroughgoing amnesty bill.

Two previous laws have somewhat relieved Polish jail congestion, a condition resulting from the frequency of arrests for political crimes during the 10-year regime of the present Republic. The amnesty of last week, however, is the first to relax the severity of the State toward Communists and similar Reds.

As the law becomes operative it will: 1) Set free "Reds" who were less than 20...

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