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Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute representatives visit Platform office in Prague

February 3, 2017
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Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute representatives visit Platform office in Prague

Prague, 25 January – Mr Ondrej Krajňák, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute and Mr Pavol Kossey, Director of the Chairman`s Secretariat visited the Platform office in Prague. They held discussions with Platform Managing Director Ms Neela Winkelmann about common projects and further cooperation. The Nation’s Memory Institute was admitted...

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Platform mourns the passing of Ms Naděžda Kavalírová, Chairwoman of the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic

January 21, 2017
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Platform mourns the passing of Ms Naděžda Kavalírová, Chairwoman of the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic

Prague, 20 January 2017. Ms Naděžda Kavalírová, Chairwoman of the Czech Confederation of Political Prisoners died today aged 93. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience mourns the passing of the long-term leader of its largest Czech Member organisation, a courageous, passionate and dedicated champion of coming to terms with the dark legacy of...

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Platform Managing Director participates in first Memory Days in Tirana, Albania on 24-28 October 2016

October 27, 2016
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Platform Managing Director participates in first Memory Days in Tirana, Albania on 24-28 October 2016

Tirana, 27 October 2016. The Institute for Democracy, Media & Culture, together with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and other partners organised the first Memory Days in Tirana, a week-long event dedicated to coming to terms with the Stalinist Communist past of Albania. Albanians suffered under the particularly brutal dictatorship of Enver Hoxha and his...

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Platform representatives meet Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng in Brussels

October 10, 2016
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Platform representatives meet Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng in Brussels

Brussels, 7-8 October 2016. Platform President Göran Lindblad and members of the Board of Trustees, MEPs Milan Zver and Tunne Kelam met in Brussels with Chen Guangcheng, “the barefoot lawyer,” a Chinese civil rights advocate working for women’s rights, land rights, and the welfare of the poor. Mr Chen, who is blind from an...

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PRESS CONFERENCE on 26 August 2016 in Prague

August 26, 2016
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PRESS CONFERENCE on 26 August 2016 in Prague

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 Valdštejnské nám. 4, 118 01 Praha 1. The topic of...

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PRESS CONFERENCE on 25 August 2016 in Berlin

August 25, 2016
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PRESS CONFERENCE on 25 August 2016 in Berlin

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, 25 August 2016 at 13.00 at the Federal Representation of...

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EU commemoration event and ministerial conference on 23 August 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia

August 24, 2016
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EU commemoration event and ministerial conference on 23 August 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, 24 August 2016. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience was a partner at this year’s EU-wide European Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Totalitarian Regimes hosted by the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Bratislava on 22-23 August 2016. The event started on the afternoon of 22...

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