Charter 77

Type: Organization
Name: Charter 77
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Anar Mammadli, A Tireless Rights Advocate

From his jail in Azerbaijan, human rights activist Anar Mammadli conveyed his gratitude on September 29 after being awarded the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize."Anar says that this prize constitutes a big boost of moral strength and a show of solidarity ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Park for Everybody

VIDEO: A new park has sprung up at the crossing of Patočkova, Myslbekova and Střešovická streets and is situated within the site of Blanka Tunnel complex.Many attractions for children were installed such as balancing blocks or a rope pyramid. "Apart from ... [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Famous Czech explorer Jiri Hanzelka dies at the age of 82

He was an extraordinary figure in recent Czech history: famous explorerJiri Hanzelka, who, along with Miroslav Zikmund, organised extensiveexpeditions to regions around the world including Africa, Latin America,Oceania and Asia. Jiri Hanzelka died over ... [Published Radio Prague - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Defense minister honors surviving resistance fighters

Vladimír Hučín, 37 other dissidents receive recognition from state for anti-communist activitiesPrague, Sept. 26 (ČTK) — Czech Defense Minister Martin Stropnický today passed on certificates of anti-communist resistance fighters to 38 personalities, including ... [Published Prague Post - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Škoda to resume suspended production in Russia

The car manufacturer Škoda will resume its production in Russia on Monday, the daily Lidové noviny writes on Thursday. The car manufacturer suspended production in two of its plants, in Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod, on the 8th of September. Despite the ... [Published Radio Prague - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

10 new countries in just over 2 decades!

The votes have been cast and the United Kingdom awaits the outcome of the historic Scotland independence referendum.If the YES votes indeed overtake the nays, Scotland will join a long list of regions that have broken off from their bigger counterpar ... [Published rediff.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Sacramento Cookie Factory the result of an uphill climb

On the shelves at Corti Brothers market, the cornflower blue boxes of the Sacramento Cookie Factorys signature Sacramento wafer sit among the standard Nilla Wafers and Oreos, catching the eye with a distinctive drawing of the state Capitol on the packages. ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Michael Palmer obituary

_ My friend Michael Palmer, who has died aged 81, was the consummate European. He was born in London, but after getting a first at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and a spell at the thinktank Political and Economic Planning, he worked successively for ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Prague’s longtime chief rabbi leaves colorful and controversial legacy

Rabbi Karol Sidon stepped down as Prague’s chief rabbi amid reports about his love life. (Petr Balajka/Prague Jewish Community)PRAGUE (JTA) — When the novel “Altschul’s Method” hit the shelves in Czech bookstores this March, it was hailed as a brilliant ... [Published JTA - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Socratic citizenship in twenty-first century Europe

Here we have the formulation of the political aspect of ‘care for the soul’, the extension of this striving for truth into the realm of politics. This,according to Patočka,is the Greek heritage of Europe. As Europe wallows in economic crisis and the ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 02 2014]

Quotes

...of Foreign Affairs MaxMax van der Stoel who was the first politician from western Europe contacting Charter 77 spokesperson Jan Patočka in Prague. "It is symbolical that both men are connected once again with the park and street named after them" explained Jiří Nouza
...will not undermine the belief in the victory of human rights shared by him and other political prisoners," his father added in Strasbourg. "Anar says that although the movement for human rights has been weakened in our country, there is no other option but to continue on this path."
"It was a few seconds that I was chased by a hippo - my guess is that"
"The third resistance, along with the fight for an independent Czechoslovakia and the anti-Nazi resistance movement, created a continuous line of which future generations can be rightfully proud" Stropnický said in his speech

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Park for Everybody [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
Anar Mammadli, A Tireless Rights Advocate [Published Radio Free Europe - Sep 29 2014]
Famous Czech explorer Jiri Hanzelka dies at the... [Published Radio Prague - Sep 29 2014]
Defense minister honors surviving resistance fi... [Published Prague Post - Sep 26 2014]
Škoda to resume suspended production in Russia [Published Radio Prague - Sep 26 2014]
10 new countries in just over 2 decades! [Published rediff.com - Sep 19 2014]
Sacramento Cookie Factory the result of an uphi... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 06 2014]
Michael Palmer obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Prague’s longtime chief rabbi leaves colorful a... [Published JTA - Aug 25 2014]
Socratic citizenship in twenty-first century Eu... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 02 2014]
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