Definitions for "1968 Polish political crisis"
The Polish 1968 political crisis describes major student and intellectual protests against the communist government of the People's Republic of Poland, their repression by state forces and the concurrent Soviet anti-Zionist. The student and intellectual protests coincided with and supported the events of Prague spring in neighboring Czechoslovakia. Before the campaign, which began in 1967, Poland had 40,000 Jews; within a few years, fewer than 5,000 remained.