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20. 2. 2007 10:25

Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolánek honoured the memory of Ryszard Siwiec

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Mirek Topolánek today honoured the memory of the Polish philosopher Ryszard Siwiec by laying a wreath on his grave.

premiér a věnecRyszard Siwiec immolated himself on 8th September, 1968 during the national harvest festival held at the Warsaw Stadium of the Decade, attended by members of the leadership of the Polish Communist Party, foreign diplomats and an audience of 100 thousand, in protest against the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the armies of the Warsaw Treaty.

Press Department of the Office of Czech Government

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