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A group of protesting workers in Radom

Polish History Museum

Polish History Museum

Protests broke out in response to a hike in food prices, beginning with a strike in Radom. The militia put down the protests. Several thousand people were arrested and then tortured. The most common method was the so-called “health path” in which people were made to run through a cordon of militiamen lashing at them with their batons.

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  • Title: A group of protesting workers in Radom
  • Location: Radom
  • Contributor: Polish History Museum | Contributed by East News
  • Original Source: EAST NEWS
  • Event date: 1976-06-25
  • Collection: Polish History Museum

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