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Program

19 Jan 2008 00:00 - 00:00

Jan Palach

A talk about life of Jan Palach, a Czech student who set fire to himself on Wenceslaus Square in Prague on 16 January 1969 in protest at the reimposition of censorship and distribution of Moscow-promoted news.

 

Velehrad is the only place in the UK where there is a memorial to him, unveiled in 1978 by Viscount de l‘Isle V.C.

 

The talk will be in English and there will be photographs and extracts from articles and books on display.

Venue:

116 Long Acre
WC2E 9PA London
United Kingdom

Date

19 Jan 2008 00:00 - 00:00

Organizer:

Velehrad


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