Czech MPs honour Václav Havel

The lower house of the Czech Parliament on Tuesday honoured the late president, playwright and human rights advocate Václav Havel. MPs held a minute of silence and the speaker of the house, Miroslava Němcová, read out some of Václav Havel’s quotes. The lawmakers also listened to an address by Václav Havel to the lower house from 2003. The ceremony concluded with the Czech national anthem.

Author: Jan Richter