It was the 1976 arrest of Czech art-rock band The Plastic People of the Universe, after all, that spurred Vaclav Havel to create the most influential anti-totalitarian dissident group of the past half-century: Charter 77.
"Everyone understood," he wrote about the experience later, "that an attack on the Czech musical underground was an attack on a most elementary and important thing, something that in fact bound everyone together: it was an attack on the very notion of living within the truth, on the real aims of life."It indeed, was an attack on the freedom.
Puvodni Prohlaseni Charta 77, puvodni signatari. - Prohlášení Charty 77. Dne 15.10.1976 byly ve Sbírce zákonů ČSSR (č.120) zveřejněny „Mezinárodní pakt o občanských a politických právech“a „Mezinárodní pakt...
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