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Vratislav Brabenec (1943)

To have some joy in life

Vratislav Brabenec is a well-known Czech musician, poet, and a representative of the underground movement. He was born in Prague on April 28, 1943 and he grew up in Horní Počernice. After completing the Secondary Technical School of Agriculture in Mělník, he studied theology at the Comenius Protestant Theological Faculty in Prague, but he did not complete his studies and he began earning his living as a garden designer instead. From 1972 he was a member of the music band The Plastic People of the Universe and he wrote many lyrics for them, e.g. the Passion Play. In 1976 he was sentenced in the trial against independent artists and culture activists to eight months of imprisonment. He served his sentence as part of his detention pending trial. Shortly after his release from prison he signed Charter 77 and since that time he was living constantly under the surveillance by the StB Security Police. In 1982 he was subjected to a number of interrogations which were accompanied by blackmailin ...arrows 

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Jaroslav Režný (1935)

Born in Borovo in the former Yugoslavia on 16 March 1935 Spent his childhood and World War II in Zlín-Podvesná Joined the 3rd Unit of Junák boy scouts in Zlín and made his ... arrows 


Alena Crhová (1938)

Born in Borovník on 12 March 1938 Her father František Volný was the mayor of Borovník The family owned extensive land František Volný was declared a kulak in 1953 He ... arrows 


Professor, ThDr. Jaroslav Maxmilián Kašparů (1950) video clip available

Born in Žirovnice near Pelhřimov on 14 May 1950 Having completed high school he graduated from the Charles University in dentistry Graduated from the Comenius University in ... arrows 


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Ceny Paměti národa 2018

12/11/2018

Dne 17. listopadu 2018 převezmou v Národním divadle v přímém přenosu České televize, slovenské RTVS a Českého rozhlasu Ceny Paměti národa čtyři výjimečné osobnosti. arrows 

Začíná sbírka Paměti národa ke Dni válečných veteránů

01/11/2018, Tisková zpráva Post Bellum

Dne 11. listopadu slavíme Den válečných veteránů. Lidé si v tento den lidé připínají na klopy kvítek vlčího máku. Vyjadřují tím úctu těm, kteří bojovali za svobodu za první a druhé světové války nebo vojákům působícím v zahraničních vojenských misích.arrows 

Běh pro Paměť národa 2018 je v cíli

12/06/2018, Tisková zpráva Post Bellum

Děkujeme všem, kteří běželi, pomáhali nám jako dobrovolníci, podpořili akci jako partneři a patroni. Díky vám jsme na další nahrávání vzpomínek pro Paměť národa vybrali 650 000 korun! V Praze, Plzni, Olomouci, Hradci Králové, Třebíči a „kdekoli“ se na start postavilo 1600 lidí. Moc nás to těší.arrows 

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