From 2014 and well into 2015 Polish secret services monitored journalists covering the country’s biggest post-1989 political scandal.
The “tape scandal” refers to a wiretapping scandal revealed by Wprostdropped magazine in June 2014. The scandal was largely responsible for bringing down the Civic Platform administration, following seven years of uninterrupted rule. Apparently, the secret police recorded conversations between top government officials in which they discussed controversial...
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