Crimes of the Communist Regimes - Proceedings of an international Conference held in Prague, 24–26 February 2010 Cover Image

Crimes of the Communist Regimes - Proceedings of an international Conference held in Prague, 24–26 February 2010
Crimes of the Communist Regimes - Proceedings of an international Conference held in Prague, 24–26 February 2010

Contributor(s): David Svoboda (Editor), Cóílín O’Connor (Editor), Neela Winkelmann-Heyrovská (Translator), Ian Willoughby (Translator), Markéta Hofmannová (Translator), Přemysl Fialka (Photographer), Damjan Hančič (Photographer), Pavel Gregor (Photographer)
Subject(s): History of Communism, Conference Report
Published by: Ústav pro studium totalitních režimů
Summary/Abstract: The conference was hosted by Jiří Liška, Vice-chairman of the Senate, Parliament of the Czech Republic and the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic and organized by the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes together with partner institutions from the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-80-87211-51-9
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-80-87211-51-9
  • Page Count: 470
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Language: English
A word of greeting to the conference from the European Commission

A word of greeting to the conference from the European Commission
(A word of greeting to the conference from the European Commission)

WELCOME ADDRESS by Jiří Liška - Vice-chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

WELCOME ADDRESS by Jiří Liška - Vice-chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
(WELCOME ADDRESS by Jiří Liška - Vice-chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic)

WELCOME ADDRESS by Pavel Žáček - Director, Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes

WELCOME ADDRESS by Pavel Žáček - Director, Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes
(WELCOME ADDRESS by Pavel Žáček - Director, Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes)

Harry Wu - Director, Laogai Research Foundation

Harry Wu - Director, Laogai Research Foundation
(Harry Wu - Director, Laogai Research Foundation)

WELCOME ADDRESS on behalf of the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic

WELCOME ADDRESS on behalf of the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic
(WELCOME ADDRESS on behalf of the Confederation of Political Prisoners of the Czech Republic)

Martin Mejstřík, Czech Republic

Martin Mejstřík, Czech Republic
(Martin Mejstřík, Czech Republic)

Crimes committed by the communist regimes from the point of view of international legislation: Lithuanian case study

Crimes committed by the communist regimes from the point of view of international legislation: Lithuanian case study
(Crimes committed by the communist regimes from the point of view of international legislation: Lithuanian case study)

Crimes of the Soviet regime: Legal assessment and punishment of the guilty ones

Crimes of the Soviet regime: Legal assessment and punishment of the guilty ones
(Crimes of the Soviet regime: Legal assessment and punishment of the guilty ones)

About the crimes committed by the totalitarian regimes in Estonia

About the crimes committed by the totalitarian regimes in Estonia
(About the crimes committed by the totalitarian regimes in Estonia)

The crimes of communism in Latvia

The crimes of communism in Latvia
(The crimes of communism in Latvia)

Basic information about the losses during the Soviet occupation in 1940–1941 and 1944–1953

Basic information about the losses during the Soviet occupation in 1940–1941 and 1944–1953
(Basic information about the losses during the Soviet occupation in 1940–1941 and 1944–1953)

The crimes of the communist regime in Ukraine

The crimes of the communist regime in Ukraine
(The crimes of the communist regime in Ukraine)

Conviction of Communist regime crimes in Ukraine

Conviction of Communist regime crimes in Ukraine
(Conviction of Communist regime crimes in Ukraine)

Belarus, Ukraine, Eastern Europe – a space stricken by genocide

Belarus, Ukraine, Eastern Europe – a space stricken by genocide
(Belarus, Ukraine, Eastern Europe – a space stricken by genocide)

Poland - Country Report - Poland

Poland - Country Report - Poland
(Poland - Country Report - Poland)

Slovakia - Country Report - Slovakia

Slovakia - Country Report - Slovakia
(Slovakia - Country Report - Slovakia)

The Crimes of the communist regime in Hungary, national report

The Crimes of the communist regime in Hungary, national report
(The Crimes of the communist regime in Hungary, national report)

The significance of the opening of Stasi files for the legal processing of acts of injustice in the GDR

The significance of the opening of Stasi files for the legal processing of acts of injustice in the GDR
(The significance of the opening of Stasi files for the legal processing of acts of injustice in the GDR)

National report on the crimes of communism in Slovenia

National report on the crimes of communism in Slovenia
(National report on the crimes of communism in Slovenia)

Marius Oprea, Romania

Marius Oprea, Romania
(Marius Oprea, Romania)

Country Report - Bulgaria - Crimes committed by the communist regime in Bulgaria

Country Report - Bulgaria - Crimes committed by the communist regime in Bulgaria
(Country Report - Bulgaria - Crimes committed by the communist regime in Bulgaria)

Country Report - Serbia - Crimes of the communist regimes – the case of Serbia

Country Report - Serbia - Crimes of the communist regimes – the case of Serbia
(Country Report - Serbia - Crimes of the communist regimes – the case of Serbia)

Hubert Gehring, Czech Republic/Germany

Hubert Gehring, Czech Republic/Germany
(Hubert Gehring, Czech Republic/Germany)

Miroslava Němcová, Czech Republic

Miroslava Němcová, Czech Republic
(Miroslava Němcová, Czech Republic)

Classification of crimes committed between 1948 and 1989 and the prosecution of these crimes after 1990

Classification of crimes committed between 1948 and 1989 and the prosecution of these crimes after 1990
(Classification of crimes committed between 1948 and 1989 and the prosecution of these crimes after 1990)

The legal aspects of coming to terms with the crimes of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia

The legal aspects of coming to terms with the crimes of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia
(The legal aspects of coming to terms with the crimes of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia)

Cases of unofficial (private) persecution in Czechoslovakia

Cases of unofficial (private) persecution in Czechoslovakia
(Cases of unofficial (private) persecution in Czechoslovakia)

The prosecution of communist crimes in Germany

The prosecution of communist crimes in Germany
(The prosecution of communist crimes in Germany)

The Trial of General Jaruzelski Justice of the Victors, or the Victory of Justice?

The Trial of General Jaruzelski Justice of the Victors, or the Victory of Justice?
(The Trial of General Jaruzelski Justice of the Victors, or the Victory of Justice?)

Responding to crimes against humanity committed in Slovenia after the Second World War

Responding to crimes against humanity committed in Slovenia after the Second World War
(Responding to crimes against humanity committed in Slovenia after the Second World War)

Transitional criminal justice in post-communist Romania

Transitional criminal justice in post-communist Romania
(Transitional criminal justice in post-communist Romania)

Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuania - Speech at the Conference “Crimes of the Communist Regimes”, Given on 25 February 2010, Prague

Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuania - Speech at the Conference “Crimes of the Communist Regimes”, Given on 25 February 2010, Prague
(Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuania - Speech at the Conference “Crimes of the Communist Regimes”, Given on 25 February 2010, Prague)

Jan Fischer, Prime minister of the Czech Republic

Jan Fischer, Prime minister of the Czech Republic
(Jan Fischer, Prime minister of the Czech Republic)

Jana Hybášková, Czech Republic

Jana Hybášková, Czech Republic
(Jana Hybášková, Czech Republic)

Anders Hjemdahl, Sweden

Anders Hjemdahl, Sweden
(Anders Hjemdahl, Sweden)

Petr Brod, Czech Republic

Petr Brod, Czech Republic
(Petr Brod, Czech Republic)

Milan Zver, Slovenia

Milan Zver, Slovenia
(Milan Zver, Slovenia)

Heidi Hautala, Finland

Heidi Hautala, Finland
(Heidi Hautala, Finland)

International Justice: UN tribunals, the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

International Justice: UN tribunals, the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission
(International Justice: UN tribunals, the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission)

Alexandra Mihalcea, Romania

Alexandra Mihalcea, Romania
(Alexandra Mihalcea, Romania)

Ntsiki Sandi, South Africa

Ntsiki Sandi, South Africa
(Ntsiki Sandi, South Africa)

Killing on the Inner German border – a Crime against Humanity?

Killing on the Inner German border – a Crime against Humanity?
(Killing on the Inner German border – a Crime against Humanity?)

Pavel Žáček, Czech Republic

Pavel Žáček, Czech Republic
(Pavel Žáček, Czech Republic)

Declaration on Crimes of Communism

Declaration on Crimes of Communism
(Declaration on Crimes of Communism)

About the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes

About the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes
(About the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes)

About the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience

About the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience
(About the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience)

Partner institutions from the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience participating in the conference

Partner institutions from the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience participating in the conference
(Partner institutions from the working group on the Platform of European Memory and Conscience participating in the conference)

About Authors

About Authors
(About Authors)