Milada Horáková was a Czech politician and was elected a Member of Parliament, where she remained until the Communist coup in February 1948. Despite being urged by her friends to leave Czechoslovakia, she remained in the country and was politically active. On September 27, 1949, the Communist authorities arrested her and charged her with conspiracy against the state. Despite being tortured she refused to accept the legality of the current government.
Milada Horáková (1901-1950) Czech politician executed by Communists on charges of conspiracy and treason. After the German occupation Horáková joined the resistance, but was arrested in 1940. Sentenced to death, later the commuted to life imprisonment. After liberation, elected to Parliament; resigned after the Communist coup in February 1948. Urged her to leave, she remained & was politically active. Arrested Sept '49.Tortured, but refused to go along with show trial. Hanged in prison at…
My hero...Vaclav Havel
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Vaclav Havel. Intellectual, stagehand, actor, playwright, dissident, political prisoner, anti-communist, President of Czechoslovakia.
Václav Havel was the Czech Republic's first president after the Velvet Revolution. His acts and opinions had a big influnce on people and Czech history in general.
Tattoo-covered artist challenges for Czech presidency
Tattoo-covered artist challenges for Czech presidency (Photo: Filip Singer / EPA)
Interesting fact about Czech politics: The second richest man in the country, founder of the ANO 2011 party, and former StB collaborator (the Czech answer to the KGB) long face Andrej Babiš is applauded in the Czech media for his green business practices, while mandating Czech cars use more biofuels which actually are worse for the environment. Of course that is a far cry from a turtle tunnel.
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