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01/01/1977 Charter 77 is signed

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Vaclav Havel: Charter 77

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Martin Butora: Charter 77

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Charter 77: Communist Czechosovakia's Rock And Roll Revolution

Charter 77 was an informal civic initiative in communist Czechoslovakia from 1976 to 1992. Spreading the text of the document was considered a political crime by the communist regime. After the 1989 Velvet Revolution, many of its members played important roles in Czech and Slovak politics.
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    • Founding and political aims 

    • Reaction of the government 

    • Influence 

    • Signatories (selection) 

    • Award