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Czechoslovakia in the 1948 – 1989 (dis)information war

Prague, 7 January –  How to better understand the current disinformation phenomenon, fake news, alternative news sites, conspiracy theories, etc.? The online project Czechoslovakia in the 1948 – 1989 (dis)information war, provides a unique view on this topic from the perspective of little-known…

70th anniversary of Pitești Communist experiment

Prague, 10 December – In December 2019, 70 years has passed since the cruel re-education programme in Pitești prison started. It was described by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn as “the most terrible act of barbarism in the contemporary world”. The anniversary was…

Justice 2.0 – a database of the Iron Curtain victims

Prague, Wroclaw – On 26 November a prosecution was initiated in the Czech Republic against persons responsible for murders committed along the Iron Curtain. Among the suspects are former general secretary of the Czechoslovak Communist Party Milouš Jakeš, former Prime…