PRESS CONFERENCE on 26 August 2016 in Prague

August 26, 2016
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
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
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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Call on 21 representatives of Communist Czechoslovakia to apologise for the killing of Hartmut Tautz and other civilians on the Iron Curtain

August 10, 2016

Bratislava / Prague, 10 August 2016. At the inauguration of a memorial to Hartmut Tautz, eighteen-year-old East-German refugee who was killed on the Czechoslovak-Austrian border in 1986, participants signed an open letter to 21 representatives of Communist Czechoslovakia calling on them to publicly apologise for his death and killings of other defenceless civilians on...

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Inauguration of the Memorial to Hartmut Tautz in Bratislava

August 10, 2016
Inauguration of the Memorial to Hartmut Tautz in Bratislava

Bratislava, 9 August 2016. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience together with the Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute and the Bratislava Self-administration Region inaugurated a memorial to eighteen-year-old Hartmut Tautz, East-German refugee from Magdeburg who was assaulted by specially trained dogs of the Czechoslovak Border guards and died 30 years ago on 9 August...

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Platform to inagurate memorial to Hartmut Tautz, East-German refugee killed by the Czechoslovak Border guard on 9 August 1986

July 29, 2016
Platform to inagurate memorial to Hartmut Tautz, East-German refugee killed by the Czechoslovak Border guard on 9 August 1986

Bratislava / Prague, 29 July 2016. The Platform of European Memory and Conscience together with the Slovak Nation’s Memory Institute and the Bratislava Self-administration Region are inviting to the inauguration of a memorial to eighteen-year-old Hartmut Tautz, East-German refugee from Magdeburg who was assaulted by specially trained dogs of the Czechoslovak Border guards and...

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Travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe” opens at summer university in Tusnád, Romania

July 25, 2016
Travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe” opens at summer university in Tusnád, Romania

Tusnád, 20 July 2016. The Platform’s international travelling exhibition “Totalitarianism in Europe” was opened in Tusnád, Romania, at the summer university organised by leaders of the 1989 revolution in Hungary and Romania together with a number of non-governmental organisations. The summer university, which takes the form of a camp with lectures, workshops, discussions, presentations...

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On today’s world premiere of the film Anthropoid at the opening of the 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

July 1, 2016

Call for the exhumation and dignified burial for Jozef Gabčík, Jan Kubiš, Josef Valčík, Adolf Opálka, Jan Hrubý, Josef Bublík, Jaroslav Švarc and other members of the 2nd and 3rd resistance lying in mass graves in the Czech Republic Prague, 1 July 2016. At the occasion of the premiere of the British-French-Czech coproduction film...

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Leopoldo López receives Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience 2016

June 29, 2016
Leopoldo López receives Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience 2016

Viljandi, 29 June 2016. The Prize of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience 2016 was awarded yesterday in Viljandi, Estonia to the imprisoned Venezuelan opposition leader Mr Leopoldo López, in the presence of the Minister of Justice of Estonia, Mr Urmas Reinsalu and former President of Lithuania Prof. Vytautas Landsbergis. The father of...

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