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Karel Havelka (1950)

Underground is a longing for freedom; not just long hair and a beard

Karel Havelka was born on 12 July 1950 in Planá u Mariánských Lázní in the family of a carpenter and a teacher. Since mid-1960s, he was interested in beat and rock, through which he got to know the unofficial cultural scene. He started to organize concerts and lectures and take part in other underground events. During a trip to Japan in April 1973, he decided to emigrate and asked for political asylum in the US. He spent a year in Jersey City as a blue collar worker. In April 1974, he returned to Czechoslovakia because of his fiancé Věra. During his stay in the US, he was sentenced in absentia but granted parole because of his voluntary return. In February 1976, he was arrested and charged with disturbance for organizing a concert and a lecture. In the following trial against the band The Plastic People of the Universe, he was sentenced to 15 months in jail. He served his sentence in the Plzeň-Bory prison. Following his release in the summer of 1977, he signed the Charter 77 and contin ...arrows 

Sentenced for a concert

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Ludmila Mikulčíková (1932)

born on 21 April, 1932 in Vacenovice in 1938 started attending an elementary school in Vacenovice in 1945 witnessed the front in the village in 1945 accepted to a private ... arrows 


Arnošt Obst (1944)

born on May 8, 1944 in Křinice in the Broumov region as Arnošt Špiske part of his family was deported to Germany after World War Two his father was captured during the war ... arrows 


PhDr. Milena Slavická (1949)

born on 1949 in Karviná spent first six years in Hungary due to her father's posting studied art history and history at the Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University in ... arrows 


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