Platform of European Memory and Conscience

Czech Police prosecuting Communist Party ideologue Jan Fojtík for shooting at the borders before 1989

Novinky z Platformy - 8. Leden 2021 - 12:57
Prague, 8 January 2021 – On Thursday, the Czech Police launched a criminal prosecution of Jan Fojtík, a former member of the presidency of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. The 92-year-old man is accused of abusing the authority…

The online conference “Oppression of minorities in the dictatorship” and the presentation of the Romanian version of the ‘’Lest We Forget’’ reader as a part of the 31st anniversary of the 1989 Timișoara Revolution event

Novinky z Platformy - 6. Leden 2021 - 11:57
Prague/ Timișoara, 31 January – On the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the 1989 Timișoara Revolution, the Platform (PEMC) altogether with the Hungarian National Council of Transylvania (EMNT) and the Timișoara Society organised an international online conference and the…

Call for Applications: Internship at the Platform of European Memory and Conscience

Novinky z Platformy - 5. Leden 2021 - 13:43
  Title: Intern – Platform of European Memory and Conscience Preferred starting date: on mutual agreement Location: Prague, Czech Republic Reports To: Managing Director     The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is a non-profit international non-governmental organisation – an interest association…

Milestone: Czech police declares 11 deceased politburo members fully responsible for the killings of refugees on the Iron Curtain! What about the surviving ones?

Novinky z Platformy - 2. Prosinec 2020 - 13:35
Prague, 2 December 2020. In its milestone decision published last week, the Czech Office for Documentation and Investigation of Communist Crimes of the Police of the Czech Republic declares that 11 deceased members of the 1980s’ politburo of the Communist…

Romanian version of the reader Lest We Forget released

Novinky z Platformy - 26. Listopad 2020 - 16:37
Prague/Timişoara, 26 November – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience has released the Romanian version of the reader Lest We Forget. Memory of Totalitarianism in Europe (Să nu uităm. Amintirea totalitarismului în Europa). It is so far the 9th language version…

Difficult road to justice for the Communist crimes – Season 31: Episode 1001: “Nice try”

Novinky z Platformy - 16. Listopad 2020 - 12:24
Prague, 16 November 2020.  Thirty-one years after the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience has uncovered yet another attempt to thwart the prosecution of Communist crimes. Something is rotten in the running criminal investigation against…

“Past for the Future” – an online conference on 16 – 17 November

Novinky z Platformy - 11. Listopad 2020 - 11:04
Prague, 10 November 2020 – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience together with Le Collège des Bernardins (France) and in collaboration with the European Economic and Social Committee are organising an online conference entitled “Past for the Future”, which will take…

Justice 2.0 project online working meeting

Novinky z Platformy - 23. Říjen 2020 - 14:24
Prague, 22 October 2020 – Seventeen representatives of governmental, non-governmental and academic institutions from the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Ukraine participated during the JUSTICE 2.0 project online working meeting on 22 October. The participants discussed the current…

Platform 2020 annual meeting postponed

Novinky z Platformy - 20. Říjen 2020 - 21:04
Prague, 19 October – Due to the current severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (Covid-19) situation in Europe, the annual Platform members council planned for 9-11 November in Prague has been postponed. The Platform Executive Board decision was adopted during…