Platform becomes partner in Estonia’s European initiative toward institution for international justice for Communist crimes

August 25, 2015

Tallinn/Prague, 25 August 2015. Estonia’s Minister of Justice Urmas Reinsalu has announced the beginning of work leading to a new institution of justice for Communist crimes. First supporters of the initiative launched on 23 August are the Ministries of Justice of 8 European countries. A working group will be established with participation of experts...

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Platform commemorates European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarianism in Tallinn

August 25, 2015

Tallinn / Prague, 25 August 2015. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience commemorated the millions of victims of 20th century totalitarianism in Europe at an event organised by the Estonian Ministry of Justice and the Estonian Institute of Human Rights in Tallinn. After...

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Späte Aufarbeitung – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 28 July 2015

August 3, 2015

Full text of the article “Späte Aufarbeitung” (Late coming to terms), reprinted with kind permission from the author. It describes the Platform’s project “JUSTICE 2.0″ and the Platform’ call to the international community for international justice for the Communist crimes. F.A.Z., 28 July 2015,...

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Prosecution of Communist crimes against humanity: Platform commends Romania and welcomes Estonian EU-initiative

July 27, 2015

Bucharest / Prague, 27 July 2015. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience congratulates its Romanian Member, IICCMER, on the first sentencing of a pre-1989 Communist perpetrator, Alexandru Visinescu. The Platform’s call to the international community to prosecute Communist crimes against humanity is being...

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Presentation of sculpture by Pode Bal in Prague at Museum Kampa starting on 16 July 2015

July 9, 2015
Presentation of sculpture by Pode Bal in Prague at Museum Kampa starting on 16 July 2015

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience participated in the launch of the Prague presentation of the sculpture by the artist group Pode Bal which was first presented on 27 May 2015 in front of the European Parliament in Brussels, as a part of...

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Platform Czech Members call on Government not to introduce state funding for extremists on right and left

July 8, 2015

Prague, 8 July 2015. In a letter delivered to the Government today, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience and its Czech Members warn that the planned “political institutes“ associated with parliamentary parties and funded from the state budget could be used for financing...

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Platform’s Travelling Exhibition presented in Washington, D.C.

June 9, 2015
Platform’s Travelling Exhibition presented in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. / Prague, 9 June 2015. On 29 May the Platform of European Memory and Conscience presented its international travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe“ in Washington, D.C. As a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, the exhibition was hosted...

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