Opening of the travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe”

September 18, 2012
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Prague/Bratislava, 18 September 2012. An audience of about 60 people, representatives of partner institutions, associations of victims of totalitarianism from Poland, Germany, Romania, Croatia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia as well as persons of public life and members of the press, took part in the solemn opening of the international travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in...

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“Totalitarianism in Europe” – International travelling exhibition opening in Bratislava, Slovakia

September 6, 2012
Travelling exhibition Totalitarianism in Europe - Slovakia

Prague, 10 September 2012. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience, the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes (CZ) and the Ján Langoš Foundation (SK) cordially invite to the solemn opening of the international travelling exhibition Totalitarianism in Europe which will take place on 17 September 2012 at 4 p.m. at the Aréna...

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European Day of Remembrance of Victims of Totalitarianism commemorated in Budapest

August 23, 2012
European Day of Remembrance of Victims of Totalitarianism commemorated in Budapest

Budapest, 23 August 2012. During a ceremony commemorating the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarianism in Budapest, Hungary, the President of the Platform signed an agreement on the creation of a European museum of totalitarianism. The document expresses the will of institutions and organisations active in the field of memory and study...

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Platform appoints Board of Trustees and elects 8 new Members

July 1, 2012

Prague, 29 June, 2012. The Members of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience approved the Membership applications of 8 new Member institutions and organisations from 4 EU Member States and the Ukraine. The new Members of the Platform are: Center for Research on the Liberation Movement (UA), International Association of Former Political Prisoners...

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Platform President commemorates Baltic deportations of 1941

June 14, 2012
Platform President commemorates Baltic deportations of 1941

Strasbourg, 13 June, 2012. President of the Platform Göran Lindblad addressed a ceremony in the European Parliament in Strasbourg to comemorate the 1941 mass deportations from the Baltic countries, when more than 30,000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were sent to Siberia on Stalin`s orders. © Photo European Union

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Photo Gallery

June 12, 2012
Sandra Kalniete, Jerzy Buzek

This gallery contains 30 photos.

Platform will seek establishment of a supranational court for international crimes committed by Communists

June 7, 2012

Prague/Brussels, 7 June, 2012. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is calling for the creation of a supranational judicial body for the gravest crimes committed by the Communist dictatorships. The call was announced at the conclusion of the international conference “Legal Settlement of Communist Crimes“ held on 5 June, 2012 in the European...

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Legal Settlement of Communist Crimes

June 5, 2012
Legal Settlement of Communist Crimes

International Conference 5 June, 2012 European Parliament, Brussels Under the auspices of Ms Sandra Kalniete (LV), Mr László Tőkés (RO), Mr Tunne Kelam (EE), Mr Milan Zver (SI), Mr Vytautas Landsbergis (LT), Mr György Schöpflin (HU), Mr József Szájer (HU), Mr Paweł Robert Kowal (PL), Ms Monica Luisa Macovei (RO), Mr Olle Schmidt (SE), Ms...

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Verschollen, gesperrt, verdrängt – Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 10 May 2012

May 21, 2012

(“Lost, inaccessible, suppressed. The restrictive way of dealing with the Stasi files in Eastern Europe shows that in many places, the power of the old Communists has not been broken yet.”) The article deals with the establishment of the Platform, the position of the Platform on the membership application of the Bulgarian COMDOS and...

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