Charter 77

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

Complete list of award recipients of Oct. 28

President Zeman handed out the Order of the White Lion, the Order of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk and medals of heroism and merit to a wide spectrum of individualsOn Oct. 28 every year, the day celebrating the establishment of an independent Czechoslovakia ... [Published Prague Post - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Czech film wins big prize in Berlin

Made-for-television film ‘Eights’ is named Best European TV Drama by Prix EuropaBrno, Oct. 25 (ČTK) — Eights (Osmy), a black comedy based on a story from the communist period of Normalization, produced by public Czech Television's Brno studio, won the ... [Published Prague Post - Oct 25 2014]
Entities: Berlin, Brno, Charter 77
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Romania: The Revolution Came Too Early

For many dissidents, the revolutions of 1989 did not come soon enough. The great Czech philosopher Jan Patocka, one of the original signatories of Charter 77, died in 1977. Other dissidents were already quite old when the changes finally came. The Slovak ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

The lightness of being your own Audience

PAVEL LANDOVSKY 1936–2014Pavel Landovsky was a prominent Czech actor who became a noted dissident, who worked with the playwright and future president of Czechoslovakia, Vaclav Havel.With his distinctively gnarled nose, bold jaw and big frame, Landovsky ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Czech Actor Pavel Landovsky Dies at 78

Pavel Landovsky, a Czech actor, anti-communist dissident and a friend of late president and playwright Vaclav Havel, has died. Landovsky, 78, died Friday of a heart attack, his family announced to the national CTK news agency on Saturday. After Landovsky ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Czech actor Pavel Landovský dies

Signatory of Charter 77, member of Burgtheater was 78 years oldPrague, Oct. 11 (ČTK) — Czech actor, dissident, a signatory of human rights manifesto Charter 77 and former Burgtheater member Pavel Landovský died aged 78 Friday evening, the server iDnes ... [Published Prague Post - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 2 reports

Czech actor Pavel Landovsky dies at 78

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2011 file picture Czech actor, dissident, a signatory of …The government's move to exempt basic food items and services from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) would help lower the prices and boost the purchasing power of the rakyat. ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

UPCOMING: Promoting Free Media: Informing the 1989 Velvet Revolution and the Challenge Today

RFE/RL, the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Woodrow Wilson Centerinvite you to a panel discussion on Thursday, October 16, 20142:00pm - 6:00pmWilson Center 5th Floor Conference RoomRonald Reagan Building and International Trade CenterOne Woodrow ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Velvet Revolution Bishop Says Hong Kong Protest Has Global Impact

The week-long peaceful pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong will have a lasting impact on human rights not only in the semiautonomous Chinese territory and China but also across the world, according to Vaclav Maly, a leading voice of the 1989 Velvet Revolution ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 06 2014]
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 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]

Quotes

...In March 1946, in his well-known speech at the university in Fulton, in the United States, Churchill said "From Stettin [Szczecin] in the Baltic to Trieste on the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent" and he called on the democratic world to unite against the danger of communism
...Because now policemen were everywhere, trying to control the situation and occupy the place. So I said to myself, "Oh my god, they stopped the revolution. There's blood everywhere." I went back to my job to see what happened, and everybody could talk about only this, of course...
"You moved too fast here for us to cancel our commitments in Vienna" he said
"Often [Romani people] are resigned. They are used to this treatment. Some don't even know they can turn to me." she told iDNES.cz

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Complete list of award recipients of Oct. 28 [Published Prague Post - Oct 29 2014]
Czech film wins big prize in Berlin [Published Prague Post - Oct 25 2014]
Romania: The Revolution Came Too Early [Published Huffington Post - Oct 17 2014]
The lightness of being your own Audience [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 17 2014]
Czech actor Pavel Landovský dies [Published Prague Post - Oct 11 2014]
Czech Actor Pavel Landovsky Dies at 78 [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 11 2014]
Czech actor Pavel Landovsky dies at 78 [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 11 2014]
Czech actor Pavel Landovsky dies at 78 [Published Lamar Daily News - Oct 11 2014]
UPCOMING: Promoting Free Media: Informing the 1... [Published Radio Free Europe - Oct 10 2014]
Czech ombud: Discrimination against Roma underr... [Published Romano Vodi - Oct 10 2014]
Velvet Revolution Bishop Says Hong Kong Protest... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 06 2014]
New US ambassador lends residence for VIA Bona ... [Published Prague Post - Oct 03 2014]
New film about Václav Havel to be released soon [Published Prague Post - Oct 02 2014]
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]
Michael Palmer obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
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