Platform meets politicians, admits five new Members and pays tribute to Holodomor victims in Kyiv, Ukraine

November 28, 2016
Platform meets politicians, admits five new Members and pays tribute to Holodomor victims in Kyiv, Ukraine

Prague, 28 November 2016. At the Council of Members held in Kyiv on 24-26 November 2016, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience admitted five new Member institutions and organisations – from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Ukraine and Albania. At the conclusion of the annual meeting, Platform delegates participated in the official commemoration...

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Proceedings of the international conference The Iron Curtain – Consequences of WWII

November 23, 2016
Proceedings of the international conference The Iron Curtain – Consequences of WWII

NEW PUBLICATION: Proceedings of the international conference The Iron Curtain – Consequences of WWII held in Budapest on 5 – 6 May 2015 The objective of the conference contributions was to fill in some of the remaining white areas on the map of Europe’s history and...

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German TV airs document about Platform’s criminal complaint

November 2, 2016

On 2 November 2016, German public TV channel MDR (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk) aired a short documentary film about the criminal complaint filed in Germany by the Platform against 67 representatives of Communist Czechoslovakia for the killing of 5 Germans on the Iron Curtain during Communism....

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Platform Managing Director participates in first Memory Days in Tirana, Albania on 24-28 October 2016

October 27, 2016
Platform Managing Director participates in first Memory Days in Tirana, Albania on 24-28 October 2016

Tirana, 27 October 2016. The Institute for Democracy, Media & Culture, together with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and other partners organised the first Memory Days in Tirana, a week-long event dedicated to coming to terms with the Stalinist Communist past of Albania. Albanians suffered...

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Platform representatives meet Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng in Brussels

October 10, 2016
Platform representatives meet Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng in Brussels

Brussels, 7-8 October 2016. Platform President Göran Lindblad and members of the Board of Trustees, MEPs Milan Zver and Tunne Kelam met in Brussels with Chen Guangcheng, “the barefoot lawyer,” a Chinese civil rights advocate working for women’s rights, land rights, and the welfare...

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International conference “Central European countries under Soviet oppression and attempts at democratisation” – Senate, Prague on 22 September 2016

September 18, 2016
International conference “Central European countries under Soviet oppression and attempts at democratisation” – Senate, Prague on 22 September 2016

ČESKÁ VERZE Conference invitation – EN Pozvánka na konferenci – CZ   Milan Štěch, President of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Jan Hamáček, President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Tibor Pető, Ambassador of...

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Film “Anthropoid” and Platform’s campaign to open mass grave with bodies of resistance fighters in Prague

September 1, 2016
Film “Anthropoid” and Platform’s campaign to open mass grave with bodies of resistance fighters in Prague

The British-French-Czech co-production film “Anthropoid” directed by Sean Ellis and starring Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan  about the assassination attack on Reinhard Heydrich by Czechoslovak exile resistance fighters on 27 May 1942 premiered on 1 July 2016 at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival,...

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Canadian launch of Platform Exhibition and Reader on European totalitarianism at Toronto City Hall on 27 August 2016

August 31, 2016
Canadian launch of Platform Exhibition and Reader on European totalitarianism at Toronto City Hall on 27 August 2016

Toronto / Prague, 31 August 2016. – A major international exhibition on European totalitarianism was launched at the Toronto commemoration of Black Ribbon Day, at 11am on August 27 at Toronto’s City Hall Rotunda. The exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe”, which will run until September...

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Students open the road toward a pan-European memorial to victims of totalitarianism in Brussels

August 30, 2016

Prague, 30 August 2016. At the Ministerial conference on the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarian Regimes held by the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU in Bratislava on 22-23 August 2016, the Platform staged an exhibition of the winning...

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