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 Hungary to the Czech Republic and The Platform of European...

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Platform draws attention to large mass grave of victims of totalitarianism in Prague

September 1, 2016
Platform draws attention to large mass grave of victims of totalitarianism in Prague

Echo in the media The Guardian: Heroes’ memorials demanded for Czech assassins of Holocaust chief (21 August 2016) International Business Times: Calls for Czech assassins of Reinhard Heydrich to recieve heroes’ funerals (21 August 2016) The Times: Fight to honour heroes who killed top Nazi (20 August 2016)...

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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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Winning entries of the competition for a proposal of a pan-European memorial to the victims of totalitarianism

August 30, 2016
Winning entries of the competition for a proposal of a pan-European memorial to the victims of totalitarianism

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience together with the Slovak Ministry of Justice on behalf of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in cooperation with the European Shoah Legacy Institute and under the auspices of EU Commissioner for Education,...

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Platform: Killing of refugees on the borders is an imprescriptible crime

August 26, 2016
Platform: Killing of refugees on the borders is an imprescriptible crime

Berlin / Prague, 25-26 August 2016. At two press conferences, one held in Berlin on 25 August and one in Prague on 26 August, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience presented its criminal complaint launched with the German Federal Prosecutor General for the...

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PRESS CONFERENCE on 26 August 2016 in Prague

August 20, 2016

Justice for victims killed during Communism Senator Jiří Šesták opened a press conference which was held under the auspices of Miluše Horská, Vice-President of the Senate on Friday, 26 August 2016 at 10.00 in the Zaháňský Salon of the Senate, Parliament of the Czech Republic, address...

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PRESS CONFERENCE on 25 August 2016 in Berlin

August 19, 2016

Justice for victims killed during Communism The Union of Victims of Communist Tyranny UOKG, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience and the Saxon Memorial Foundation for the Remembrance of Victims of Political Tyranny invited to a press conference which was held on Thursday,...

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Call on 21 representatives of Communist Czechoslovakia to apologise for the killing of Hartmut Tautz and other civilians on the Iron Curtain

August 10, 2016

Bratislava / Prague, 10 August 2016. At the inauguration of a memorial to Hartmut Tautz, eighteen-year-old East-German refugee who was killed on the Czechoslovak-Austrian border in 1986, participants signed an open letter to 21 representatives of Communist Czechoslovakia calling on them to publicly apologise...

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