Platform of European Memory and Conscience

The 12th Unruly Unbreakable Cursed International Film Festival has begun in Gdynia

Novinky z Platformy - 25. Září 2020 - 11:13
Gdynia, 24 September – The 12th Unruly Unbreakable Cursed International Film Festival (NNW Film Festival) has just begun in Gdynia, Poland. The festival is taking place on 24 – 27 September 2020. It is an interdisciplinary festival that combines film art, visual…

Czech state prosecutor wants to stop prosecution of former high-ranking Communist representatives for the killings on the Iron Curtain

Novinky z Platformy - 24. Září 2020 - 13:32
Prague, 24 September – The Czech prosecutors announced they would halt the prosecution of former high-ranking Communist representatives and former ministers of interior Mr Lubomír Štrougal and Vratislav Vajnar. Together with Milouš Jakeš, who passed away in July, they have…

The Platform is disturbed by the situation around Alexei Navalny

Novinky z Platformy - 1. Září 2020 - 10:20
Prague,1 September – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience expresses its deepest concerns for the life of the Russian activist Alexei Navalny who was poisoned by a toxic substance, as confirmed by the Charite Hospital in Berlin. This situation reminds us that non-democratic governments…

Statement on the recent situation in Belarus

Novinky z Platformy - 18. Srpen 2020 - 16:32
Prague, 18 August – After 30 years of freedom for the majority of post-Communist Europe, it is very significant that democratic development brought to the people of those countries a much higher quality of life, freedoms and further possibilities, like participation…

Platform welcomes opening of an investigation into the killings on the former Iron Curtain in Romania

Novinky z Platformy - 14. Srpen 2020 - 15:15
Prague, 14 August – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience (PEMC) welcomes the initiative led by the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER), which opens an investigation in Romania to…

The Platform’s Statement on Vladimir Putin’s Article about the 75th Anniversary of WWII

Novinky z Platformy - 8. Červenec 2020 - 13:33
Prague, 8 July – Statement of the Platform of European Memory and Conscience on the recent article by Vladimir Putin: The Real Lessons of the 75th Anniversary of World War II issued on 18 June in the media. In his…

A new book about the 1950 Yugoslav peasants’ revolt

Novinky z Platformy - 15. Červen 2020 - 13:29
Prague, 15 June – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience (PEMC) released its first monograph written by the author Mrs. Vera Kržišnik-Bukić: The 1950 Cazin Rebellion – from Truth to Justice (translated by John Farebrother). The book presents to English readers a less-known story of…