The Latest: Israel Holocaust center welcomes Polish law move

WARSAW, Poland — The Latest on Poland reversing course on a disputed Holocaust speech law (all times local):

2:50 p.m.

A Holocaust remembrance and research center in Jerusalem has welcomed the Polish government's plans to remove criminal penalties for blaming Poland as a nation for the Holocaust, provisions that many feared would suppress academic inquiry.

Yad Vashem said in a statement Wednesday that the government's reversal was "a positive development in the right direction."

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