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CU commemorates the events of 17 November
Written by Jan VelingerThursday, 17 November 2022 15:51
The legacy of two dates in Czechoslovak history, 17 November 1939 and 1989, was commemorated on Thursday by students and representatives of Charles University. “We are gathering together to honour the memory of the students and their brave fight for freedom,” CU Rector Milena Králíčková said.
Rich programme at CU to commemorate events of 1939/1989
Written by Jan VelingerFriday, 08 November 2019 15:45
Czechs, in a little over a week’s time, will be marking the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, which began on November 17, 1989 following a brutal crackdown against students by the communist riot police.