Platform condemns Russian court verdict on Memorial

March 12, 2015

Prague, 12 March 2015. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience condemns yesterday’s court verdict placing the Human Rights Center of Memorial on the list of so-called foreign agents. The aim of the regime is clearly to hinder the work of the well-known and highly respected human rights organisation in Russia. For the past...

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Committee of National Remembrance visits Platform’s Prague office

March 5, 2015

On 5 March 2015, the Committee of National Remembrance from Hungary, member organisation of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience, visited the Platform`s office in Prague. Chairperson of the Committee Ms Réka Földváryné Kiss and Platform Managing Director Ms Neela Winkelman continued the...

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Call on Russia to fully open its archives

March 5, 2015

Warsaw / Prague 5 March 2015. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is deeply concerned about the Russian activity in the field of remembrance and about the return to propaganda based on the worst Stalin’s legacy. The Platform considers the declassification and publication...

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Platform concerned about escalating developments in Russia

March 5, 2015
Platform concerned about escalating developments in Russia

Prague / Brussels, 5 March 2015. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is alarmed about the excalating situation in Russia. The suppression of political opposition and another ban on entry for a democratic representative of the EU are clearly happening hand in hand...

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Platform Board visits Budapest

March 3, 2015
Platform Board visits Budapest

On 2 – 3 March 2015 the Board of the Platform – Göran Lindblad, Paweł Ukielski, Siegfried Reiprich, Zsolt Szilágyi and Neela Winkelmann visited Budapest. They were hosted by the Hungarian Committee of National Remembrance, Member of the Platform. They held meetings with Dr....

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Platform commemorates anniversary of Communist coup of 1948 in Prague

February 28, 2015

Platform Member organizations commemorated the 67th anniversary of the Communist coup in former Czechoslovakia. There was a solemn gathering on 25 February 2015 at the site just below the Prague castle where a student protest march was beaten up in 1948. The Prague Academic Club 48,...

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

February 23, 2015
Platform draws attention to large mass grave of victims of totalitarianism in Prague

Prague, 23 February 2015. With the approaching 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience called on the Czech Prime Minister to urgently attend the issue of a mass grave in Prague containing the remains of victims of...

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