Polish hotel 'bans' Jewish guests

Picture taken by Marek Chapiński
Picture taken by Marek Chapiński
By Cristina Abellan Matamoros
Share this articleComments
Share this articleClose Button

A hotel sign barring Jewish guests has been confiscated by local police— but not before sparking backlash on social media


An anti-Semitic banner that hung outside a hotel in the small town of Cesarzowice, Poland, has been seized by local police after drawing ire from social media. 

The banner said it banned "Jews, communists and all thieves and traitors of Poland.”

dom polski

Polish media said the hotel is linked to Piotr Rybak, a member of the far-right National Right Camp group who was sentenced to two months in prison for burning an effigy of a Jewish person in 2015. 

Images of the banner prompted angry comments on the hotel's Facebook page, with people blasting the hotel as "racist" and "fascist". 


But not everyone was unhappy.

News website wiadomosci said the hotel also received comments praising the sign.  

Pawel Petrykowski, of Lower Silesian police, said the banner was taken down at the request of the prosecutor's office.

Cesarzowice Police and the Dom Polski hotel did not immediately respond to Euronews' request for comment. 

Share this articleComments

You might also like

Two dead and one missing in coal mine collapse in Poland

Poland's PM Tusk vows to strengthen security at border with Belarus

Poland: Europe's defence sentinel?