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Annual commemoration event in former Czechoslovak Communist concentration camp

May 29, 2018
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Horní Slavkov, Ostrov nad Ohří, 26 May 2018. Platform representative Mr Miroslav Lehký attended annual commemoration events organised by the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic together with the local municipalities in the region of Jáchymov in Northwestern Czech Republic on 26 May 2018. The commemoration event called “Hell of Jáchymov” is...

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First rehabilitation in the Czech Republic for German who attempted to escape across the Iron Curtain

May 11, 2018
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Prague, 11 May 2018. The District Court in České Budějovice (South Bohemia) has released a breakthrough decision for a former East German refugee who was arrested in 1976 trying to illegally cross the border between Czechoslovakia and Austria. East German refugee Mr Dieter Kolbe illegally entered Czechoslovakia in 1976 and was arrested on a...

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Platform expresses regret that Mr Jean-Claude Juncker took part in ceremonies commemorating Karl Marx

May 7, 2018
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Brussels / Prague, 7 May 2018. The European Union is founded on freedom, truth, human dignity and human rights. These values, along with many others, were violated by the Communist system, which was based on Marxist ideology. Therefore, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience wishes to express its regret that MrJean-Claude Juncker, the...

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Presentation of Winners of Platform’s Competition for a Proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

April 25, 2018
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Brussels/Prague 25 April 2018. The presentation of the top-ten ranking entries in the Platform’s competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels took place yesterday afternoon at the European Parliament in Brussels, courtesy of Mr László Tökés, MEP. The goal of the competition was to propose the...

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Educational video clips competition

April 24, 2018
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Call for artists: Competition for the design of educational video clips Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience is hereby announcing a competition for a winning proposal of a series of short educational YouTube video clips in English illustrating the violations of the Universal...

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Winners presentation of the Platform competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

April 6, 2018
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The presentation of the top-ten ranking entries in the Platform’s competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels on 24 April 2018, in Room JAN 6Q1, from 12.00 – 14.00, courtesy of Mr László Tökés, MEP. The goal of the competition is to...

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British-Chinese Architect Tszwai So Wins Platform’s Competition for a Proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

March 28, 2018
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Brussels / Prague, 28 March 2018. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is delighted to announce the winners of its competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels! The competition was held under the patronage of European Parliament President Mr Antonio Tajani, of EU Commissioner for Education, Culture,...

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