Platform of European Memory and Conscience

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…

The 12th NNW Film Festival – international documentary film competition invitation

Novinky z Platformy - 1. Červen 2020 - 12:26
Prague, 2 June – The 12th NNW Festival will take place in Gdynia, Poland on 24 – 27 September 2020. For the second time the international documentary film competition will take place as well. We cordially invite all filmmakers to…

First rehabilitation by a Czech court of refugee killed on the Iron Curtain

Novinky z Platformy - 27. Květen 2020 - 13:41
Prague, 27 May – On 25 May 2020 the Czech district court in Tachov fully rehabilitated Mr Gerhard Schmidt and his family. After the case of Hartmut Tautz, who was fully rehabilitated by a Slovak court in Bratislava in 2017, now the Czech Republic has…

Platform releases its online educational tool focusing on human rights

Novinky z Platformy - 12. Květen 2020 - 10:40
Prague, 12 May – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is releasing for students its online educational tool – a series of short educational videos in English illustrating violations of human rights by the Nazi and the Communist totalitarian…

Statement on the issue of the Lenin statue in Gelsenkirchen

Novinky z Platformy - 2. Duben 2020 - 12:46
Prague, 2 April – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience hereby expresses its concern regarding the announced erection of a statue of Vladimir Lenin in the German city of Gelsenkirchen. Lenin created the Soviet totalitarian state, killing millions during…