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 responded to by an Estonian EU-wide initiative. The sentencing of...

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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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Czech Deputy Prime Minister raises Platform call for justice, media and public respond

June 1, 2015
Czech Deputy Prime Minister raises Platform call for justice, media and public respond

Prague, 1 June 2015. Czech Deputy Prime Minister Pavel Bělobrádek held a press conference to introduce Platform’s project JUSTICE 2.0 in Prague on 27 May 2015. A debate on the late punishment of Communist perpetrators starts in the Czech Republic. At a press conference...

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Echo of Platform event Justice 2.0 in German, Slovak, Czech, Latvian and other international media

June 1, 2015

The installation of the sculpture in front of the European Parliament and the presentation of the names of persons responsible for crimes against humanity on 27 May 2015 in Brussels and at a parallel press conference of the Czech Deputy Prime Minister Pavel Bělobrádek...

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Proceedings of the international conference Legacy of Totalitarianism Today

May 30, 2015
Proceedings of the international conference Legacy of Totalitarianism Today

NEW PUBLICATION: Proceedings of the international conference Legacy of Totalitarianism Today held in Prague on 12 – 13 June 2014 The aim of the two-day international conference was to assess the problem areas in today’s post-totalitarian societies which are hampering the establishment of advanced democracies and...

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