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International conference in honour of the laureate of the 2020 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 
April 19, 2021, 12:30 Conferences

At first glance it might appear that the pandemic does not discriminate, impacting all equally. However, the struggle against the coronavirus should not obscure the urgency of the struggle for human rights, and should in no way provide a pretext or excuse for their breach. Tyrannical regimes may attempt to capitalise on, and hide behind, the period of crisis. Last year served as a warning in that respect. We need to keep a close eye on the severe crackdown on human rights in Hong Kong, the continued oppression of the Uyghurs, the Myanmar regime’s brutal pogroms against people demonstrating for democracy and the metastasis of Islamic State terror in some African states. More

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From April to the Velvet Revolution 
April 20, 2021, 18:00 Conferences

The fight goes on and lessons learned in Portugal and in Czechoslovakia as an inspiration for future transformation More

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The Flying University 
April 29, 2021, 19:00

How the CEU made its way from Prague to Budapest to Vienna in thirty years, and what it says about Central Europe today More

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